Tag: tension

help yourself; the anthem

help yourself; the anthem

Have you ever taken a picture of something knowing that your photo will never do it justice?

You shrug on the inside, take the shot despite this, and tell yourself when you look at it next, it’ll be an inside joke. It will have rusted to something nowhere near as lovely as it was.

Yeah, this was the opposite of that.

don’t let it go to your head

don’t let it go to your head

Raise your hand if you heard that phrase growing up ad nauseam.  Raise your other hand if your own inner voice says it to you when you have a moment – a shining moment when you actually didn’t flub it up and achieved five seconds […]

What are you eating?

What are you eating?

I have a cookbook collection. Ok, I have a style of eating collection.

But underneath all the choices, I’m left with the question – how will I eat for the life that I want? I find with my friends that talking about food is never just talking about food.

Is it okay that I’m not you?

Is it okay that I’m not you?

I like originals. One of my favorite things about life in Christ is unveiling his fingerprints together. We don’t have to all be the same. Isn’t that fantastic?

What are you doing with me, though?

What are you doing with me, though?

When I stick my insecurities in the middle of our friendship, I just torture us both. Most of us don’t need to be reminded that we are not all that and a bag of chips. But insecurity makes us feel like we never can be, no one should ever mistake us for, and please stop looking at me as if….