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December 20, 2018

No one knew how much I wanted to see her. I kept the thought, along with many others, to myself. I was sick, kept prisoner by iron hands that pressed upon my chest, and to make up for my body’s captivity, my mind gallivanted. It often chose the path of the past, stoppi...

April 12, 2018

The Kingdom: Behind the Song video is now available to watch on YouTube! I am thrilled to bring you this 18-minute feature that tracks the progress of Kingdom from the initial idea to the final mix. A HUGE thank you goes out to my talented friend, Hannah Piedt, who jou...

February 8, 2018

One of the most common questions I have received since releasing Kingdom is about how I wrote the songs. Oftentimes my response is a blank stare, as I'm not quite certain myself how they all came to be. In an attempt to be more prepared for these inquiries, I took a lo...

January 25, 2018

One of the most common questions I have received since releasing Kingdom is about how I wrote the songs. Oftentimes my response is a blank stare, as I'm not quite certain myself how they all came to be. In an attempt to be more prepared for these inquiries, I took a lo...

January 11, 2018

One of the most common questions I have received since releasing Kingdom is about how I wrote the songs. Oftentimes my response is a blank stare, as I'm not quite certain myself how they all came to be. In an attempt to be more prepared for these inquiries, I took a lo...

December 24, 2017

"The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. Those who live in a dark land, the light will shine on them." Isaiah 9:2

These familiar words brought new meaning this season as I pondered the darkness of not only our world, but our very souls, without the light...

May 31, 2017

I have always wanted to write a story from the perspective of an unreliable narrator, and now have my chance, as I recently became one myself. Why imagine unreliable fiction when you can report unreliable facts? The following is the account (according to me!) of my fin...

April 25, 2017

Whenever I mention to someone that I’ve never been out of the country I’m always met with a blank stare and then a, “Oh… like, you mean… besides Canada?” to which I’ll then affirm that I do indeed possess the knowledge that the region to our north is an individual nati...

December 31, 2016

I am a sponge, and I desperately need to soak in God.

The thought unraveled in my head one afternoon as I sat in my living room, looking out the window. Snowflakes glittered and Christmas lights shined – a happy sight – and yet all I could do at the moment was somberly...