Times, Purposes and Hope

If there is one Bible verse that has defined my life, it is Ecclesiastes 3:1: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” (NRSV). As the first month of 2021 draws to a close, I think it important to reflect upon this verse. We knew things would not beContinue reading “Times, Purposes and Hope”

Looking Back On 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, I thought I’d be completely unoriginal and share some reflections on what the past year looked like for me. As with all years, 2020 was a mix of good and bad–though the pandemic certainly added a wrinkle that I did not foresee. Professional Life At the start of 2020,Continue reading “Looking Back On 2020”

Poem: Falling And Rising

I have done it againFailed at beingWho others need me to be.I do the best I canI’ve achieved so much moreThen ever before.Still I come up shortNot aware enough;Not strong enough;Not skilled enough;Not good enough.Not.Enough.I’m tiredOf letting people down;Of continually failing.The world is so dark right nowDays are shorterNights colder.My mind becomes cloudedBy grief andContinue reading “Poem: Falling And Rising”