Recent Journeys

The Circle of Protection

The Circle of Protection

Growing up in church, I was the only person in my age group who was consistent in coming to Sunday School. At least, until I was finally old enough to go to the adult class. Some others would come and go for a few months … [Read More]

Dear 2021 Me,

Dear 2021 Me,

I hope when you come back to re-read this throughout 2021, you’re in a good place (or at least a better place than where I am as I’m writing this). I hope you’ve been able to trust God and walk in victory this whole time, … [Read More]

When the Battle Is Lost

When the Battle Is Lost

When the battle is lost, what happens then? Do we accept defeat? Do we lay down and die? Do we forget everything that happened before and treat this defeat as the finale to it all? Does all the groundwork, all the progress, and all the … [Read More]

The Secret Circle of Suicide

The Secret Circle of Suicide

Content warning: This post is extremely personal, detailed, and will probably be upsetting and/or triggering for some. I hate talking about this, and even though it’s been covered by the Blood of Jesus, I’m ashamed of it. And, on top of that, I wish I … [Read More]

The Circle of Providence

The Circle of Providence

As much as I love learning new things, one thing I can’t stand is using big words just to sound smart. I hate textbooks, I hate academic writing, I hate ultra-spiritual theology, and I hate philosophy all for one reason: those involved in it feel … [Read More]

The Concept of Circles

The Concept of Circles

As a graphic designer by trade, I deal with shapes and shape language a lot. Squares, circles, triangles, sharp corners, rounded edges, stroke thickness, focal points, movement, rhythm, and all the other basic design principle hoopla every artist has had rammed down their throat since … [Read More]

How I Found the Inner Circle (the first time)

How I Found the Inner Circle (the first time)

First things first, I guess I should probably start talking about the Inner Circle by sharing how I ended up in it. The journey I’ve taken is long, so I’ll just start from the beginning here and we’ll work it out together from there. I … [Read More]