Don’t Believe the Lies

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. Romans 12:2 I have been vocal in past posts about my thoughts on, and [...]

You are the pearl

“June? You were born in June? Then why did your parents name you January?” It is a question I have gotten a lot. I know the answer. Sometimes I take the time to provide it. Other times I don’t. It has also taken me a number of years to embrace the name myself. To even [...]

More than just a name

Have you ever researched the meaning of your "born" name? The name you are called on a daily basis? Maybe it's the name on your birth certificate or a nickname you have had since goodness knows when. Just me? Ok. Maybe it's because my name isn't ordinary. Or because I get asked a number of [...]

What I know now

"Are you an albino?" "I was wondering that, too. You know...because of the hair and big lips." Those questions? Those comments? They were made about me. All while trying to get through an already awkward middle school gym class. Those comments told me these things: You don’t fit in. You look different. You don’t belong. [...]

Through his eyes

In my job with students during the weekday, I get to spend my time supporting them in various activities. I have had the pleasure of learning how to play the saxophone. I have sat through many an assembly. Gone on a number of field trips, and completed a number of art projects. This was no [...]