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Love More

Personally, I believe that the concept of love has become incredibly misconstrued. For me, love is simple—it means I care about you despite your flaws because I have more than I can count as well. It means I accept you. It means I want to grow alongside of you.

If you want to talk to me, please do. If you want to take me to church with you, let’s go. If you want to discuss anything that’s meaningful to you, I’m an open book. I want to hear about who you care about, why you live the way you do, and what I can be doing to spread support and love to you.

I think we can all say, “I love you” a little more often. If, at the end of my life, others reflect that my biggest shortcoming was I loved too much, or I cared too often, then I think that was a life worth living.

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The Line In The Sand

No matter what your discipline is, as an artist, it is critically important that you always believe your best work is still ahead of you—I am always of the assumption that I have yet to write my best song. There are two main fears that I have had to overcome. The first is the fear that my best work is behind me and the second is the fear that I will in someway be defined by my old work. If I give in to either, I’ll become paralyzed and hold onto my art for dear life.

So instead, I decided to let both go.

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Where I Started

Songs are jars of memories. You write them, put them on the shelf, and revisit them later. I think the reason that I’m drawn to songwriting is related to the reason that I’m also drawn to photography. To me, there is something fascinating about the art of capturing the world exactly how it exists at one moment. One day in the future, after life has inevitably changed, you can look back at the world and reminisce on how it once was. Among other things, songwriting is a form of time travel.

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