Thinking twice

The Woman

“During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the cleaning woman […]


15 Minutes

I’ve got 15 minutes until the cupcake shop closes, and I’m kicked out. You know what I think is amazing? That we don’t matter (No, not like that. Don’t be silly. Sheesh). Our good works don’t matter. Us being perfect doesn’t matter. Us making mistakes doesn’t matter. It’s God. Our holiness and righteousness is completely and […]


Arise, ye sluggard.

Sunrises, I’ve come to realize, are greener than sunsets. I’m fonder of the later, usually. A friend from the East coast called my at 6:58 and told me good morning. It was his part in getting me out of bed, and it worked. I rolled out of my ridiculously warm and snug nest of covers, changed […]