church, spiritual, stories

Waking Up In Darkness

It was 6:30 a.m. December 1st. The alarm went off and I pressed "snooze" for the third time. The house was silent, the windows enshrouded in shadow. Waking up in darkness is just so hard, I thought, rolling over. Waking up in darkness. I'm terrible at it in the mornings. And we're terrible at it… Continue reading Waking Up In Darkness

arts & creativity, spiritual, theological

The Gospel According to Kelly Clarkson

As of Summer 2012, it seems I love Kelly Clarkson's music. Sure, I enjoyed "Breakaway" back when it was a 2004 hit, but that's because I was 13 years old and it was featured in Princess Diaries 2. Now that "Stronger" and "Dark Side" are all over the airwaves, however, Clarkson is contributing to the soundtrack of my summer. It's been… Continue reading The Gospel According to Kelly Clarkson