Vantage Point

Love yourself. A sweet saying seen time and time again. Seems easy enough right? For the reader’s benefit I have compiled a simple how-to process. Step one: simply pay no mind to the parts of oneself that are ‘unlovable.’ Mentally omit shortcomings and/or what is referred to as a checkered past. Do not acknowledge imperfections. […]

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Tattoo Ministry

No worries my title this week is neither a misprint nor an oxymoron. I am talking about exactly that, a ministry based off of tattoos. Could it be that two of my greatest loves have found a way to be together? Jesus and ink-is that even possible? Chris Baker founder of Ink 180 created a […]

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Today I don’t

Today I don’t love, myself that is. Today I’m frustrated, today I’m confused, today I seem to be going through some self-inflicted mental abuse. Today I feel as though I am mourning my body and it’s misuse. Today I can’t do this. Today I do not want a pep talk out of this unwelcome sorrow […]

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Pity Fool

Hierarchy is to keep order and productivity. In itself it’s a good thing leave it to us humans to wreck a great system. With “pecking order” comes pride and judgment. A universal experience, from school days to work schedules there’s social order. I’m not a fan because a ranking system means someone outranks someone. It’s […]

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This place I love, this place I fear

It’s a Tuesday, or Wednesday evening or whatever night it is that I have some writing assignment due and I can’t seem to sit there and just make myself type the words. in my head I find myself running again, chasing the ever elusive inspiration, or more so muse-inspiration’s trickier cousin. Expertly evading, constantly changing, […]

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