steps taken


I am tired. For good reason this time. This past weekend I spent most of it awake doing the 24 hour musical at ACU Theatre as a co-music director. Which was not the plan for my weekend but one of the music directors caught strep the day before and had to bow out of the … Continue reading spinning.

down but not out

I hate that phrase. “Down but not out.” Not entirely— but when you are down and you hear that phrase it just feels a bit snobby and unnecessary to be told. Of course, everyone has their own feelings on this phrase as either optimists or pessimists, but I think my views just varies depending on … Continue reading down but not out

grown up

Peter was my least favorite disciple when I was a kid (we’re not counting Judas in this, it’s for the drama). He was constantly asking questions and messing up and just being bold with his choices in front of Jesus. I mean— come on, it just seems kind of…rude? Right? I remember the morning I … Continue reading grown up


“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:22-24, ESV Okay—I don’t know if you have ever read the ENTIRE book of Lamentations (I … Continue reading Immanuel


But now thus says the LORD,he who created you, O Jacob,he who formed you, O Israel:“Fear not, for I have redeemed you;I have called you by name, you are mine.When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you;when you walk through fire you shall not be … Continue reading flashback

oil paint

Bible Quiz. Two words that would strike fear in the minds of every student 3rd-12th grade who goes to LTC (Leadership Training for Christ) and attends a Church of Christ in the general area of North Texas. Okay—joke. BUT—there were some incredible memories that came with the blessed time that was LTC, churches would come … Continue reading oil paint