“honey please write something i need to hear your heart,” she said. as i came across the comment, i stopped scrolling through my notifications & thought a moment. my heart? this woman wants to hear my heart? well you’d think with how long it’s been since the last time I shared my heart with […]Read more "this heart."
the trees left shadows dancing across our faces as atley’s jeep turned into the old church parking lot on lovers lane. anna & i immediately opened our doors kicking off our heels as we rushed out & high tailed it towards the creek leaving our boys behind, like the loving girlfriends we are. the four […]Read more "beautiful, messy, summer."
i walked through the back door to a table set for two. & as i slipped my shoes off, a smile immediately crept over my face. i remembered the text he’d sent me earlier that day… “i’m gonna cook you dinner tonight,” he said. which in my mind meant pasta… or grilled cheese maybe? something […]Read more "to the one who carries me."
this week i’ve given my fingers a rest in the texting & scrolling department & i tried to get them used to holding a pen again. i sat on my bed monday night & absolutely tore my brain apart looking for a word. any word. something i could rack my mind over this week. a […]Read more "surrender."
in my english class, i’m reading some excerpts from a story about a bunch of pothead friends who begin an entire generation of writers & story making. the author talks a ton about drugs, sex, inadequate housing & crappy jobs – but of all that junk there WAS something in one of his excerpts that […]Read more "still taming the lions."
how long does it take for something to go from being something to changing into something else? **everybody turns to their neighbor all confused like WHUT? i mean, if you want to grow your hair out – you’ve gotta live through the awkward length where your hair isn’t long enough but it’s not short & […]Read more "my teenage-boy, voice-cracking-days."
wanna hear a confession? something i’ve slowly started to grip about myself? something that i’m not too proud of? my #1 challenge with being a christian has been this – loving God more than man. there. i said it. i know. that sounds ridiculous, right? it’s so ridiculous, i’ve debated throughout the entire writing […]Read more "confession time."