Jesus Thoughts

believers don’t know how to pray

We place our focal point of prayer widely on the external avenues of our life and seldom on the internal avenues of our hearts. We've accustomized ourselves to a watered-down version of prayer that seeks promotions and safe travel instead of softened hearts and humility. Why? It simply comes down to our capacity of awareness.… Continue reading believers don’t know how to pray

Random Thoughts

Gentle Whispers

Rain was forced horizontal by the raging wind as it beat against the mountainous rocks. Claps of thunder broke across the sky like cannonade in the night and the lightning split through the ominous clouds in indomitable purple streaks. The wind whipped through the mountain like a ravaging beast and hammered violently against the foliage, threatening to uproot its hold.… Continue reading Gentle Whispers

Random Thoughts

Eternal Perspective

The most powerful thing that ever happened in my college soccer career came out of a knee injury. In the last exhibition game before the regular season began I partially tore my MCL. It wasn't a full tear, but one that took me out of my entire senior season nonetheless. This idea of an injury turning into a powerful, life changing thing is… Continue reading Eternal Perspective

Poetry for the Christian Heart

Walnut Tree

My favorite tree is a Walnut Tree. Their leaves are small and round and they fan out along the length of each branch. The gray bark of their trunks lay in vertical elongated rows that overlap one another. They selfishly soak up the sun’s light and reflect a warm, bright green color. Their bitter citrusy scent propagates… Continue reading Walnut Tree

Every November Day

Breaking Down Barriers

In January of 2014 I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to Rio De Janiero, Brazil with my college soccer teammates. We were in the air as 2013 changed to 2014 and we were probably somewhere in between watching She's the Man and trying to find a sleepable position on our 12 hour flight.… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers