The Reality of Now and the Eternal

We often act, and I think, tend to convince ourselves, that this world is all that there is. Even though we know that’s not the case—even though we know that the Eternal is the Really Real we’re looking toward, and now is just the opening chapter to the Eternal Story we’ve been invited into. We…

We Are More Than a Success Story

I think a lot about my love for success stories. And for years, I’ve wondered why I’m so in love with these stories. I mean, there’s nothing like imagining yourself in the big battles that we know end well and the beautiful ceremonies that conclude the end of those wars. We know everything is going…

Dystopian, Not Destroyed

The other day, as I walked out of school and into the smokey parking lot, with a sun that looked like I’d walked into the Star Wars universe, I started breathing a little heavier and was reminded of the mask against the bottom half of my face, the strong smell of alcohol emulating from my…