There comes a point in every churchgoer's life when church becomes monotonous. The music doesn't hit you the same way. The sermon becomes background noise as your mind races across various landscapes. The people become less inviting and more annoying. And every so often, a thought comes to mind: maybe I should just leave. I … Continue reading Disillusionment With Church Life
You're a perfect mystery. An imperfect masterpiece, missing an important puzzle piece.
Anthony Bourdain. Kate Spade. Chester Bennington. Robin Williams. People who impacted our lives, now victims of their own mental health issues. There’s something about celebrity suicides that seems to suddenly turn everyone into mental health advocates. Tweets telling people to “check up on your strong friend” or to “reach out for professional help.” I don’t … Continue reading You Are Enough
This poem is about another short lived relationship with a lover of literature. The poet reminiscences on past mistakes, telling his side of the story and still jaded from past failures.
This poem details a past relationship gone awry. Using ocean imagery and extended sea metaphors, the poet wishes nothing but the worst for this girl.
Introduction One year ago, “The Imperfect Portrait” was self-published on a WordPress blog. What originally began as a small assortment of poetry, transformed into a story told in poetic form about the human condition. It tells the story of a prideful man and how a set of circumstances ultimately humbles him to view life in … Continue reading The Imperfect Portrait: An Analysis of the Human Condition, from a Christian perspective