It can be easy to look at the everyday, mundane nature of life and ask ourselves this very question. I remember reading a book in school that described people in the “rat race”. People going to and from their work and daily lives, like a swarm of mice going back and forth, back and forth, […]Read More So Why am I Here Again?
Heading home from New York City after my internship, I knew that my suitcase was overweight. I had tried to get rid of as much as I could before I left, but, after three months there, I not only carried my belongings home with me, but many sentimental items too. There were gifts from the […]Read More Adventure Awaits: Packing Light
(I recently shared an abbreviated version of this blogpost in A Modern Day Epidemic) In my late teens and early twenties, I was plagued with sickness after sickness. Nothing serious, usually just the flu. But I would catch it often, sometimes up to four times in one year. These bouts would floor me and leave […]Read More Adventure Awaits: Facing Opposition
In 2014, I participated in a four-month Internship with Metro World Child in New York City. The experience was one of the most challenging, exhausting, but rewarding of my life thus far. But one instance, one moment left a crack in my heart like no other during those months. Every Saturday I rode Bus 19 […]Read More The Depth of a Hug
I’m sure we’ve all been there at one time or another; we fall hopelessly for a man or woman who does not share the same feelings for us. We lose time day-dreaming about them and imagining a life together, making all sorts of plans for the future, while they live their lives without us in […]Read More The Ache of Unrequited Love
In The Ten Year Wait I shared just some of the journey God has taken me on in the last 10+ years as I sought, and continue to seek, His perfect will & purpose for my life. But throughout that journey, there has been a second wait; an often more painful and difficult one. Namely, the wait […]Read More The Ten Year Wait (Part 2): Still Waiting