talk about a throwback thursday. on this day, may 29th, exactly 20 years ago, i received a diploma from jessamine county high school at the memorial coliseum on the campus of the university of kentucky. twenty. years. ago. i guess that is supposed to make me feel old, and i guess in one sense it does, but the more powerful sensation is one of utter disbelief that it has been twenty years since that day. of course, the camera holds no such surprise. i look twenty years younger in these pictures. and about 40 years skinnier. but my existential reality allows for some wiggle room when it comes to self-image. so, in my mind, even though my appearance has changed - i've grown some grayer hairs and some deeper lines in those years - my self is still my self. i have learned some things and lost some things along the way, but it feels more like five to ten years ago than twenty. i have lived in 4 different states during that time. i have served 5 different churches an
a collection of words about God and life and art and baseball and football and hope and my family and my ministry and music and the immense joy in each moment of all of it. it's a record of being human. welcome.