2011 -> 2019

2011 -> 2019

2011 ➡️ 2019.In that time, I've been IN college for 4 years and OUT of college for 4 years..Seeing all these back-to-school/college move-in pictures has me in a nostalgic mood..Me in 2011 was excited to start a new chapter, but scared of the future..When this kid got...

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Be Happy Where You Are

Be Happy Where You Are

This past week had me traveling from one end of the state to the other. And it got me thinking about this idea of being content with where you...

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Camp Season -> Wedding Season!

Camp Season -> Wedding Season!

After five weeks of storytelling for summer camps, wedding season is officially here!.Thank you Sumer & Jacob Maupin for the honor of documenting your special day..May your marriage be a wonderful love...

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Grateful

Grateful

Carlinville ➡️ Burbank ➡️ Schaumburg ➡️ Warsaw➡️Back Home Again.The past few days have been hectic but fulfilling:.✅Did My Very First Public Speaking Invite.✅Filmed A Documentary Short About Warsaw A/G.✅Blew Up Facebook.Nothing else to say other than I’m...

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Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Five

Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Five

During my short 26 years of living, here's something I've learned for sure:.As you go about life, this fallen world is going to take things from you..In the face of pain, you have two choices: to become just like the fallen world or stand against it. .You are either a...

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Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Four

Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Four

This week my church and I have been serving at Royal Family Kids Camp: a camp for children who've been through the foster-care system.This quote by Mr Rogers easily sums up what RFKC is all about: "To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he...

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Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Three

Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Three

I was never abused or neglected as a child..So I can only imagine the hopelessness such an experience would bring to one's heart..Serving at Royal Family Kids Camp surrounds me with children who unfortunately know exactly what it is like..At this camp, one of the...

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Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Two

Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day Two

Some people think you have to own millions of dollars or be a government leader to change the world for the better. In reality, changing the world can be as simple as playing kickball with 20 young foster-care boys. If serving and loving these kids inspires them to do...

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Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day One

Royal Family Kids Camp ’19 | Day One

Remember the story of the boy, the old man, and the starfish?.The boy was running up and down the shore, moving beached sea stars back into the ocean..The old man remarked “There’s so many! How can you possibly make a difference?”.In response, the boy simply put...

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Breakaway 19

Breakaway 19

Today, I'm back in the office after making daily videos for two weeks of Breakaway Teen Camp..Currently I feel two things: tired and grateful..Amongst many things, I'm grateful for this stage of my life which allows me to do what I love with people I love..Thank you...

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