https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi9qMTlSLFk Three years ago, I reimagined and directed the Lifehouse Everything Skit, but with a twist: a male actor as the beloved, and toxic masculinity addressed as sin. Originally dedicated to a couple of good friends of mine, the “Genderbent Everything Skit” started some conversation in my school about Jesus vs. toxic masculinity. I’m … Continue reading When Death Stings: Revisiting the Lifehouse Everything Skit while Grieving
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa_rkBjrMM8&feature=youtu.be Here is a little sneak peek at what I've been creating on a rainy week. It's only appropriate on a blog titled "The Creator's Apprentice" that I reference this classic fairy tale at least once. Some days I feel like the Sorcerer's Apprentice. I feel like the world and my ability to participate in … Continue reading The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
I’m so honored that my pyrography piece, made to accompany a poetic liturgy, is now published in Diverging Magazine’s Lent 2019 Devotional: Spaces [Sacred + Profane]. Check it out here! This piece is about the myriad forms of prayer and faith we take on. From ritual and tradition to creativity and movement, the divine meets … Continue reading Pyrography: Let Incense Arise
The last sermon I went to mentioned how Elijah goes from feeling cocky at the top of the world cuz his God totally beat other gods in a fight, to fleeing for his life and literally wanting to die. And while he’s dead inside, God doesn’t smite him for running, doesn’t scold him for not … Continue reading it doesn’t feel like the color blue
A lot has happened since I last posted. A parade of little worry dolls, a spectrum of floating lights. There has been wonderful hospitality in my life, very often, in the past couple of months. There have been amazing reunions, small victories, creative accomplishments, the joy of seeing friends succeed, and things that are fun … Continue reading A Confession.
I am excited to announce that I have at last finished uploading my 10-part "Cross the Horizon" miniseries! Retelling the Gospel through Disney music and various mediums of art has been a tangible dream come true. The opportunity to present it at my school was amazing as well. Past skits I’ve done were focused on … Continue reading Cross the Horizon
For a year dedicated to freedom, I also lost a lot. And to think of there being far better things ahead only scares me that I’ll only get attached to things I’ll just lose, too. So don’t get attached, you might say. Focus only on what lasts, all you need is Jesus, is He really enough … Continue reading Worry Doll #6