When we are excited about starting something new, we tend to jump into the deep end. This isn’t necessarily bad — sometimes it’s good to start there! But other times jumping straight into the deep end simply overwhelms us and makes us not want to be in the water at all.Read More Prayer: How to Start Praying
I am an all or nothing person — I am 100% in or will not do it at all. This is true in pretty much every aspect of life: I’m working out 6 days a week or zero, I keep to my daily to-do list completely or don’t even look at it…you get the idea. […]Read More Prayer: Why is it so Hard?
Over the last few days, I’ve felt the progression of a low-grade depression. For me, it looks like growing apathy, diminishing motivation and desire to get out of bed, forgetting to do basic self-care things (like showering, brushing my teeth), and just a persistent…sadness. One that doesn’t go away with a good night’s sleep or […]Read More Even Amidst a Pandemic: Give Them All
The past three months have been busy, and the past two weeks (somehow) even busier. Two weddings, moving to a different continent, transitioning into being a wife… Amidst this, I’ve been unlearning the idea that an (required) hour a day (in Bible study, prayer) keeps the devil away. That is, I either have a set […]Read More Devotional Thoughts
The inability to do anything presented a need for something I hate: asking for help.Read More As a Father
This is one of the most sensitive topics I’ve encountered with people. People’s opinions range from calling every screen the devil, to asserting we are above being influenced and can consume anything…Most recently, I decided that moderation was fine.Read More A Difficult Focus: Better Thoughts
The sensation of being overwhelmed is akin to drowning no matter the cause–you desperately want air but you can’t seem to find it.Read More When You Feel Overwhelmed (+ Helpful, Practical Advice)