Paradise Apocalypse

Chaos swirls like an invisible current around us. Weather no longer sits on the throne of the small-talk kingdom. Coronavirus passes between ears with far more frequency. Forget last night’s bout of thunder, did you hear how many people died in New York? Nervous speculation replaces the default cheeriness of midwestern life.  No end in […]

Decay

There exists a shift from feeling like you’re going to live forever to one where seconds begin slipping like water through the gaps in your fingers.  Securing a grip on the time we have is an impossible feat. Yet we are good at lying to ourselves. We reassure our mortal bodies that forever is real, […]

Something Happy

Turbulent times are quick to summon anxiety, angst, fear. Like jumping from a cliff, the rush elicits a carnal reaction to the goings-on. It’s only natural to respond in such a way. My writings reflect that.  I wanted to write something authentic but also positive. For as much darkness that follows me through life’s transgressions, […]

Liberation

My life is a series of peaks and valleys. Years pass with months of utter bliss dotting the seasons.  Slowly these golden hues of happiness lose out to a more solemn and colorless gray.  This proceeds further until all color is sapped. To rise from the numb security of sleep is an assault on the […]

4 Easy Ways to Burn Bridges and Ruin Professional Relationships

Are you a young professional or pretending to be one? Do you have trouble with acknowledging your shortcomings and choose instead to deny their existence for your own self-preservation? Let me be the first to say: Thank Jesus, I’m not alone. What’s up slackers of the world! Fellow procrastinator and terrible relations-keeper here to spin […]