Category Archives: Memoirs

Blogs based on my experiences that have shown me a piece of God’s majesty

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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Sorrow Turned to Joy

The other day, a couple of friends and I were at a skate park in the rougher part of Sacramento having a grand ole time. And about half way through the session, this little kid named James (probably around 7 … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Dying Friend

Monday – April 25th I had to say goodbye to one of the best dudes I’ve ever had the privilege to call my friend. It all started for me when I got a phone call from my friend Rick that Matt … Continue reading

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Joy is Strength

I was with some Camp Royal guys at Venice Beach skatepark the other day filming skate footage and an interview for a video promotion they have been working on. We got there at 7:00am to get some good lighting with … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouth of Infants

There’s a park by my mom’s house that I always skate that’s just a couple rails and a box. I was there the other day and this little kid named Matthew came and started cruising around on his skateboard and … Continue reading

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Little Ones

I was at my local park the other day, and after I skated around for a bit I went to the back of the park so I could work on some flat ground tricks by myself. There were only 2 … Continue reading

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The People

Skateboarding can often bring out the animal in me. When I skate I tend to get in the zone and tune out everything and everyone around me. If I’m at a crowded skate park, people often feel like a nuisance … Continue reading

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