My 16 Year Old Self Would Be Mortified

My 16 Year Old Self Would Be Mortified

This morning at work I caught myself singing the Sesame Street song aloud. (This is my daughter’s current favorite.) When I was 16, I was sure …

 

Letting My OCD Run Wild

Letting My OCD Run Wild

I have a penchant for organization. Some might argue it leans closer to OCD. But really, alphabetizing your spice rack just makes sense! You know …

 

Five Months of Motherhood

Five Months of Motherhood

My daughter was born at 5 am on August 9th, which means I have been a mother for a solid 5 months now. Which means …

 

Downtown Drizzle

Downtown Drizzle

Continuing with the theme of sketches, here are some shots from an afternoon stroll last week. Fortunately I was in good company, so the dreary …

 

Sketch

Sketch

  Full Definition of sketch a:  a rough drawing representing the chief features of an object or scene and often made as a preliminary study b:  a tentative …

 

I Picked Up My Camera And No One Paid Me To Do It!

I Picked Up My Camera And No One Paid Me To Do It!

Given that my last post was on June 9th, 2015, I feel safe in saying my creative life has been pretty dry as of late. …

 

Matriculation Marathon

Matriculation Marathon

Graduation season is like the Olympic Finals of youth ministry.  Our event would definitely be considered a marathon.   There are three high schools that …

 

The Optimal Popsicle Stick Width

The Optimal Popsicle Stick Width

In my work with teenaged youth, I run into a very serious set of concerns.  The paramount issue of my Wednesday last week revolved around …

 

Language Barriers

Language Barriers

I speak English; fluent English in fact.  I am actually a native speaker of English.  I learned Spanish in High School which is a priceless …

 

The Varied Adventures of a Youth Herder

The Varied Adventures of a Youth Herder

I’m just gonna come out and say it: I work for a church.  Hopefully I didn’t just lose half my audience, because I know church …