A Letter to My Creative Community
Photo from community paint day at Trinity Lutheran Church. Photo credit Daniel Stout.

A Letter to My Creative Community

To my fellow creators: In 2016, we experienced one of the most critical elections of our time, an election that regardless of your politics, regardless of whether you woke up the…

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What God Looks Like

My mother once told me the story of a cartoon she saw in a newspaper some years ago, which explained God. In the cartoon, God is a faceless, featureless oval on a table. People come…

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The myth of the starving artist–and what it can teach us about job security
"The Light Within Us We Do Not Use," 20 x 30 in drawing, by Jenie Gao

The myth of the starving artist–and what it can teach us about job security

"What do you do?" This is the number one small talk question we ask people, on par with discussing the weather. It's a question we either don't care about at…

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