((This post first appeared on The Gospel Economist.)) I'm a worrier. It’s not crippling. Worrying is more like a slight headache for me: constantly throbbing, but generally forgettable if I’m having enough fun. But it’s still there. Always there. In elementary school, I worried about my friends liking me. I wore hand-me-downs, didn’t have cable, … Continue reading When Hillsong Leaves You Dry-Eyed
But really. We millennials have SO MANY FEELINGS. And we have SWARMED THE INTERNET over the past few days to tell you about them. It's your fault, real adults, for making us write so many essays in college. You've carefully crafted us into extraordinarily long-winded creatures with nowhere to go besides FACEBOOK DURING TIMES OF SOCIAL INJUSTICE. … Continue reading To the Confused and Helpless Post Nov. 8th..
People are messy. What a cute little sentiment, right? Right out of college, I wanted to love messy people. I wanted to dig into their lives and their stories and hold them through the difficulty and point them to Jesus in the hopelessness. I wanted to do this in the same way I wanted to … Continue reading Contemplating Messy People and If I Am a Horrible Person.
I have hated small talk for as long as I can remember. Yes, I do participate in it myself, but underneath the smiles and chats I'm secretly screaming, "Tell me your deepest fears and craziest dreams and tell them to me now!" If you must have small talk, let me help: This is a comprehensive, yet … Continue reading 5 Phrases to Never Say Ever Ever