Marriage is… Hard

(We’ve already talked about how marriage is good, so if you’ve missed that, start there!) Marriage is hard. The reality is that when two people get married, it’s two sinners from different backgrounds becoming one household. Two people who grew up in two families with two different ways of doing things and two different ways… Continue reading Marriage is… Hard

Chapters & Stories That End

Netflix is buffering and there’s 15:13 left of 13 Reasons Why on the television screen and my heart is heavy in the way that the writers intended it to be. I’m thinking about friendships that have dragged me through dark days in such a way that suicide not once crossed my mind. I’m thinking about… Continue reading Chapters & Stories That End

Slowing Down Fashion

In an age where we want all that we want, and we want it now, there has been an increased discontent in our consuming of products and an increased disinterest in where it is that these products come from. Perhaps the biggest industry we see this in is fashion, and it’s what we call ‘fast… Continue reading Slowing Down Fashion

On The Eve of Discounted Chocolate

Tomorrow, friends, there will be discounted chocolate in the stores. It’s an exciting day for us all, isn’t it? The anticipation of discount chocolate that’s emblazoned with cheesy slogans or wrapped in red aluminum foil is killing me! But with the discount tomorrow comes the spectacle that is today, and the spectacle that is Valentine’s… Continue reading On The Eve of Discounted Chocolate

Satisfied: King’s Kaliedoscope @ The Metro

The floors are sticky from alcohol spilled night after night and the air is full of anticipation that feels familiar to this room. The Metro Theatre is the home of show after show in Sydney and this night’s is a sellout. King’s Kaleidoscope have never seen Australia’s shores for a tour and having sold out… Continue reading Satisfied: King’s Kaliedoscope @ The Metro

Engaging with the Mirror

I remember a conversation we had during marriage prep about our bodies. The minister asked us how comfortable we were with the thought of being naked around each other. The James shrugged and said, “not worried at all, what’s there to worry about?” and I sat there silently as I listed off each and every… Continue reading Engaging with the Mirror