Anxiety and Mustard Seeds

Navigating Anxiety and Faith

The Creative Juices are Flowing

Someday, I’d like to write a memoir. Originally, it was going to be about anxiety and faith, and maybe it still is, but I want it to be more than … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anxiety: Chemical Imbalance, Cognitive Issue, or Both?

For a long time I’ve struggled with anxiety, and for just as long, I’ve struggled to understand its causes: primarily biological or primarily cognitive? Earlier this year, this indecision caused … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Shakespeare and Other Attempts at Popularity

Sometimes we go to great lengths to be loved. I think of the song by Ben Rector, Wanna Be Loved: “. . . That’s why my heart beats when the … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cabin Writing Part III: Nowhere Else I’d Rather Be

It’s been ten years since anyone’s been here – by the looks of it. Several blades of grass tower a foot higher than the time-ravaged picnic table. What looks to … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cabin Writing Part II: On the Right Path

“Crack!” The sound of a gunshot echoes through the valley, followed by silence. Lots of silence. Aside from the occasional gunshot and gust of wind, this place is ideal for … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cabin Writing Part I: Running Away to the Mountains

I’m driving down the highway, and my cat, Flynn, is meowing like a baby. I read somewhere that cats have learned to imitate human babies in order to get what … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something More Harmful Than Anxiety

Anxiety certainly doesn’t feel good, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is harming me. The means I use to fight anxiety, on the other hand, may be harming me more … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

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