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  • The Arts and Me

    Today’s post is going to be short, because it’s a simple thing. This week, President Trump gave his 2019 Budget Proposal to Congress. This proposal included the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. I can only speak for myself, but I cannot stand the idea that our federal government considers the Arts so… Read More

  • Feed Your Soul

    Two weeks ago, I started a long-term temporary position as a Receptionist. It is a normal, 8-5 job, that pays well. And for many people, that would be great! For me, it can quickly suck my soul. I feel very tired at the end of most days, and not because I did anything particularly tiring,… Read More

  • Resolutions vs. Goals

    Alright, be honest. How many of your New Year’s Resolutions have you already broken? Every year, people make resolutions to be healthier, or spend less money, or read more books, etc. And by the end of January, most of us have already slipped or given up entirely on our resolutions. That is why I make… Read More

  • Let Your Light Shine

    Every year when the Spring Valley UMC youth would travel to Appalachia to spend a week working alongside people from Michigan, or Indiana, or Illinois to repair homes, we would volunteer to lead the morning devotional one day. And we always used the same idea: Light of the World from the musical, Godspell.  If you… Read More

  • Imaginary Circumstances

    I’m late writing this post, because, frankly, I wasn’t sure how to write it. I had a really great experience on Monday evening. The experience left me feeling, simultaneously, immensely proud, and completely humble. It was probably the very greatest moment of my acting career to date, and it was only a cold-reading of a… Read More