Small Town, USA: I Owe You An Apology

I never felt comfortable in my home town. It never quite felt like home. My skin would crawl when I had been there too long, and my heart seemed to ache for all the places I had never been... but never for home. As a teenager, I was terrified of getting trapped in my small…

Genuine Generosity

I'd like to be the kind of person that gives without conditions, expectations, or ultimatums. I understand that the desire to give and the desire to receive are something of a package deal, but sometimes I find myself giving only in the hopes that I will get a return. I don't really think that's giving.…

Breakfast and Jesus: Take It In

In the past week, I've written the majority of a feature length screenplay that I'm working on. I have no idea what I'm doing, but I'm doing it really hard. I didn't get as much work done this weekend as I would have liked to, but that's okay because I was volunteering at a film…

You Can’t Go Forward

Today has been maybe one of the longest days of my life. Let's just say that Atlanta is trudging through a snowpocalypse. I mean seriously. Devastation. It's practically a wasteland.Did I mention there are about two inches of snow?As I was sitting in my bathroom floor asking God to speak to me this morning, it…