Steppenwolf

The Steppenwolf is a man who believes that he is torn between two realities: man, and wolf. Hermann Hesse introduces this man, Harry Haller, to demonstrate the battle of human consciousness. Harry represents a dualistic mindset. The man inside of him cares for the finer things in life: philosophy, literature, music, other arts—all processed through…

Often

  Often I stare into a blank page. A ceaseless void. Hands steady on the keys. Waiting.   My fingers are everything that frighten me. They are weapons and flowers. Thorns and roses. Tendons twitch, begging me to strike an act of violence, An act of love.   Often My hands are silent in the…

Vote for the Kingdom

My brain is highly trafficked. Thoughts crowd the the train as it billows through my brain at top speeds. There is noise. Noise of buzzing thoughts, quandaries and reflections. My mind never seems to stop. It’s constantly racing about where I am in life, where I am going, who’s coming along with me. Recently, I’ve…

This is Your World

I had a different post in mind for today, but the murder of Terence Crutcher has put a halt to my plans. I am overwhelmed. When it comes to this issue, I have a hard time engaging in this conversation publicly because I come from the place of privilege. I have the gender, skin color,…

Gaining Closure

There’s something that you all should know about me right away. I find relationships critically important. Being in community is what helps us navigate the ocean of life. For me, relationships is what gives me the vitality and courage to shoulder the weight of the world, and push through whatever it is I’m working through.…