LAUP stories_004 | inside the house of a stranger i know

this summer, i participated in a six-week mission trip called the los angeles urban project, or LAUP. LAUP is partnered with intervarsity christian fellowship, and sends college students and recent grads all around los angeles to live with and work with the urban poor. my team was placed in west long beach. we worked with …

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thoughts from inside the mosh | april 24, a chance the rapper concert

yeah i’ve been to a few concerts. i’ve seen maroon 5 twice, but our seats were way in the back… mosh pit? no, i’ve never been in the mosh pit before. why? … small girls with big phones. big dudes with small phones. people furiously text friends blurry pictures of the stage. snapchat, facebook, instagram …

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underneath the colosseum pier | the living water

8 april 2017 jesus, i hope i can play with you tomorrow … 9 april 2017 easy acoustic guitar, soft singsongy voices, and citrus lime cake. we sit quietly in the car afterwards, speechless really. golden hour approaches, the 6pm sun is setting. we are headed to the beach. when we park the car, the street is …

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filtered air and carbon bubbles || Drinks on an Airplane

i’m by the window, watching the little guys move the bags of luggage from cart to airplane belly, waiting for the runway, for the takeoff, for the fasten seatbelt sign to come on, and slowly, slowly becoming more, more parched. ‘we offer a variety of inflight snacks and beverages to tempt your tastebuds’ i wait …

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