simplicity

Every time I get back from a mission trip, I wonder how I look to other people. Sun scorched? More freckles? What do they see in my eyes? Am I more serious? Do I laugh more? Less? Do they mistake my ‘tired’ appearance for the real struggle of transitioning back to the selfish culture we … Continue reading simplicity

alone

Water swirls around me as I catch a breath then tuck my head back into the blissful quiet of the pool. Stroke. Kick. Stroke. Kick. Breathe. Stroke. Kick. Stroke. Kick. All alone. When I am swimming it is one of the most peaceful times for me to decompress and clear my head. Second only to … Continue reading alone