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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,...

Relieving Yourself

A couple weeks ago, I saw a man suffering from homelessness standing against a building. I was standing nearby, looking at Google maps trying to figur...

Man with Bike

Sunday, 3pm. I’m squeezed between two people, among a group of crushed together people on the 6. The train was so crowded that after one stop an old...

The Foot.

I smelled it first. A decaying, infected, atrocious smell that keep wafting toward my side of the train. I was talking to my friend about his adjustme...

The Quiet

The Subway trains here are atrociously loud. In fact, they’re basically as loud as a jet taking off. Don’t believe me? Read this Guardian article ...