The Responsibility of Words

Reflecting on 2020 and the early happenings of 2021, a few words popped into my heart and mind. The more time I spend on social media and popular media, I feel more keenly the stinging, unsavory, or careless impact of words. As I scroll through the noise, words, words, and more words, whether spoken or … Continue reading The Responsibility of Words

Who’s On First? Reclaiming the Kiss

original publication at ChurchPop. 2015. Most individuals can hardly imagine a world where couples save their first kiss for their wedding day. Others find the sentiment sweet but unreasonable. Others mock the awkwardness or imperfectness of a public first kiss. Deep down, I think those people are unsatisfied, restless, possibly jealous, because they desire something … Continue reading Who’s On First? Reclaiming the Kiss