Grace for the road


I’m up early this morning. Extra early. The kind of early that hurts. My eyes are full of sandpaper, but my mind is running all-out sprints, like it’s on an episode of Supermarket Sweep and trying to get to the diapers and “grind your own coffee” aisle faster than anyone else. It’s like those moments in college when you wake up and on the way to the bathroom bump into a friend who… Read More

What does it mean for us to really believe that God can pluck us from a sea of billions and give us freedom? It wrecks us. The round beams from the headlamps chased each other up the dim stairwells. We followed them. I ran my fingers along the dusty walls of the corridors. Not much traffic passes this way. Even in the dark, that much was clear. The beams kept running on ahead of us,… Read More

Sorry for the silence, friends. It’s been a long stretch of quiet in the midst of chaos, the kind where incredibly deep things are happening in the stillness of my heart while the world goes on around me. I’ve made decisions, dragged suitcases around again, said goodbyes. And I’ve seen God be who He is. Faithful. Good. And I’ve been quiet. I’ve missed blogging. But it’s been hard to articulate the things… Read More


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