//fully knowing//

Faith, faith is hope in what we do not see. Faith is consistent belief. Faith is security and trust- it isstepping into entirely unknown places andbeing entirely certain that God knows where you are. Security and trust. Fully knowing and being fully blind, this this hope in what we do not see.

|water|

Often times, it is not the organized moments which bring joy, but the accidental ones. A catch up with an old friend, a walk through the woods and-more. Let’s try this. I am always put in awe by water, of the way it moves and defies order and yet blends perfectly into it. Something inContinue reading “|water|”

|bloom|

Breathe in exhale rewind, take the time to fail. Don’t get caught up in boxes and lines and tickets and fines and this defines me and I can’t move past and I can’t remember when my soul last rested. Instead take the time to laugh. To stop. To break. To slow down and appreciate theContinue reading “|bloom|”

|home|

Home is running barefoot through a forest path, yelling all the way in case there are bears. There never are, but we enjoy the rush.Home is calling friends at unnatural times because time zones don’t care who’s missing who.Home is my grandma’s perfume seeping through the scarves she’s left behind.Home is yelps and screams becauseContinue reading “|home|”

A hug and how it has a greater impact than you think.

Two years ago, I was in Hong Kong. I was fourteen. I really had no idea what I was doing. I only knew that God loves people, and so I love people. I met a beautiful woman while I was there, and she showed me what it meant to surrender. I don’t know much aboutContinue reading “A hug and how it has a greater impact than you think.”

cherry blossom |3|

Ten, four fifteen. Cherry blossoms pristine. I watch the green alive around me. Where am I? Where am I? Cross my heart and hope I fly ignore my heart and wish for death. Cold air, piercing deep, please- let me catch my breath. Little bird, cherry tree you know where you find safety One growsContinue reading “cherry blossom |3|”

cherry blossoms |2|

A shout out to the people who check in on you. Who ask. Who don’t take “I’m fine” as an answer. You are a petal falling onto my cheek, a soft touch slapping me back to reality. You have nourished the trunk and told it when it is growing in the wrong way, when itContinue reading “cherry blossoms |2|”