Words Of Hope

One year in the city

On July 7, five days after returning from a trip around the world with some of my best friends, I moved to New York City. I hopped on a plane to becom...

Vulnerability & Grace

One of the most amazing parts of being a Christian is the constant reminder and reality that God loves me and pursues me even when I royally screw up,...

2018

The many Year in Reviews popping up on my newsfeed are filled with positivity, as friends look back on their year with rose-colored glasses. I appreci...

On Being an Artist

Two weekends ago, on my Birthday, I went shopping in a random store and walked in on Corey Pane painting shoes. He was asked by the store to paint Tom...

Reflections on Japan 

Japan taught me about privilege, western influence, taking risks, being confident, sad parts of our history, investing in people and in a place, takin...

Employment.

Today I accepted a job. A job I’ve wanted for one year, 2 months and 4 days. I remember where I was and how I felt when I learned about the company,...