Aperture of Light

I saw this new surfing movie last night and it really put some things into perspective for me.  The main character, Jay just has such a giving heart.  Reflecting on this movie, there were 4 points that were re-emphasized for […]

I was reading a blog recently and I really liked “The Message” version’s summary here.  This is an interpretation of part of Galations 5:16-26: “My counsel is this: Live freely, animated and motivated by God’s Spirit. Then you won’t feed […]

First off, Happy Easter everyone!  This is the day that we remember our Lord who saved us.  The day that Jesus was resurrected.  The day that He saved us all. “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord […]

Have you ever heard the expression “you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family”?  Sometimes the hardest people to love in life are our own family members.  It takes a great deal of patience, understanding and forgiveness […]

Sometimes I wonder what we think we are really here for.  If it is not to give others the care and love that they deserve, what else is there?  We are to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves. […]

This weekend I had the amazing opportunity to visit one of my favorite places.  God blessed me with a little bit of surf, awesome friends and amazing weather for November!  It was like a mini-vacation.  God promised to transform us […]

Graduating college and now being in a place where I am “free” and have billions of possible directions to go in has been teaching me a lot of things. First off, I went through a period of obsessing over what […]

“So, I skate. And do you know what matters when I skate? Not dying or getting severly hurt. If that doesnt focus your mental energy, I dont know what will. And for those with lots of mental energy (brains that […]

“One of the wisest pieces of advice I have ever been given was by one of my piano teachers. She said “Anytime you have any strong emotion to deal with, just go play it out on the piano.” I had […]

“When I am hiking I feel very much at peace.  I can get away from the busyness of life and enjoy the beauty around me.  Sometimes I just sit and watch nature at work.  It also makes me think deeper […]