Author Archives: scottytang

Storms Pass

I recently spent a couple days backpacking in the mountains, and something that’s always in the back of my mind every time I decide to do this is, “what if I get stormed on?” This particular time, it’s getting late … Continue reading

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That Old Familiar Tune

Grief often feels like a broken record. The same song plays over and over again, and it’s not just any song. It’s a song that evokes feelings and past hurts that I thought I buried and had moved past, but … Continue reading

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It Will Be Ok

There is something about being in the mountains that brings some kind of clarity. On July 4th, just a couple weeks ago, I had to work in the morning till about 2 or 3, and all day at the coffee … Continue reading

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Irony in the Wilderness

I think all of us wrestle with feeling like we have a lack of people around us. Whether that be family, friends, community, etc. Most of us, if not all struggle with feeling alone in the world without a solid … Continue reading

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Look What We Overcame

Life has a way of never going the way we thought it would. We thought we would be married with kids, own a home, have a good career, be living out some dream job or dream life. Only to be … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Purpose

There are a lot of people in the world that think a lot about purpose. There was a survey once that asked millennials what their biggest fear was, and the majority answer was living a life without purpose. We want … Continue reading

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We Did Our Best

It’s hard not to live without some regret in this world. We tell ourselves often, “if I could do it all over again, I would have done it a lot differently.” Parents and children deal with this a lot. Parents … Continue reading

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Through the Dark

Getting along with people can often be a challenge.¬†Everyone is trying their best to do what they feel is right, yet we still clash.¬†We upset people, people upset us, sometimes there are grudges, families get divided, and so on. My … Continue reading

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The Difference is in the Little Things

I spent most of my early twenties putting a lot of thought into how I could make a difference in the world. As a young Christian, I wanted so badly to make an impact. So I thought and I dreamed … Continue reading

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Reflections on Suffering and Unanswered Prayer

Suffering is a hard thing to endure. It causes us to question and reflect on a lot of things. It can make us feel mad at God, hate God, and even come to believe that He doesn’t exist. When I … Continue reading

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