I celebrate because I didn’t die.

What a, quite frankly, lonely and horrible year. I think God has literally (and I use the word in its correct meaning) been pushing me to things that I said I will do a long time ago, that either got pushed aside or got taken from me (because of work and busyness and making myself…Read more I celebrate because I didn’t die.

Don’t Fight The Process (a.k.a. It’s Gonna Suck Getting Where You Want To Go)

Developing yourself and your skills and your creative identity (all three very different things) is such an interesting, *difficult*, symbiotic process. People expect you to put out work, when you haven't even defined goals for yourself, or focused on one thing consistently, or stayed in one place to maintain any kind of traction. It's hard. But…Read more Don’t Fight The Process (a.k.a. It’s Gonna Suck Getting Where You Want To Go)

ripping up floors, tearing down walls, building up new foundations

"Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make any sense. What on earth is He up to?..." Things I have learned so far: