Posts with the tag “known”
He Knows My Name
by Devon McCoy on December 20th, 2020
“You know my name?”. That question from Gary, a rambunctious third grader at the after school program I helped at once a week, made up one of the most formative moments of my college experience. Gary was a trouble maker. Smaller than most of the kids his age, he tried to overcompensate with attention-seeking language and behavior. True to form, one day Gary was running around the basketball court ...
The Secret Blessing
by Devon McCoy on December 17th, 2020
I painted in the dark once. Blindfolded. But before I get to that, let’s go on a little journey. A few years ago, in my senior year of high school, I began a tradition I have now continued each Christmas season. The tradition is simple -- it’s a commitment to “doing Christmas” intentionally. In the past four years since, I’ve built a rhythm where I begin thinking about Christmas in November and ...