Overcoming Anxiety: Some Lessons Learned

Last week, I had a fierce battle with anxiety. Happy to say, I emerged victorious! Eventually. I knew from the start that I shouldn’t feel anxious, that it wasn’t helpful or productive. But even as I told myself not to worry, my stomach tied up tighter in knots. The thing is, telling yourself not to do […]

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Facing the Unknown

I used to be highly uncomfortable with the unknown. I desired answers and to just know what lay ahead. In fact, I wanted to not just know, but to be there. Now I know that it’s much better to live an adventure, to NOT know everything. The unknowns make life exciting. Before, I didn’t know what it […]

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What He Does to Me

Last Saturday was one of those really long days where you go from meeting to meeting with barely a breath in between. After waiting over an hour for what was supposed to be a quick, easy dinner, all I wanted to do was go home and curl up in front of the TV with some […]

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Staying in the Place of Faith

A wise friend once said, “There is a fine line between having faith and being lazy.” He said it in the context of looking for/waiting for the right job, and as someone now in that position, I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately. After almost 4 months of being unemployed and income-less, should I feel guilty? […]

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Stolen Joy

Several weeks ago, I declared war on stress. I realized it was stealing my joy. So I decided it was time to fight. Life is a struggle, I wrote in my journal, and being a fighter is crucial. But during my church retreat last weekend (all messages can be found here), I realized that that picture of […]

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I’m in Korea!

I have been in Seoul for about 28 hours now! The 15-hour flight felt endless, but I already love being here. Disclaimer: I am severely jet-lagged, so please excuse any incoherence you may find in this post. The night before I left for Korea, I barely slept. I thought I was feeling relatively fine about […]

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