Teacher Life: Articulating Emotions

Yesterday I sent a kid out of the classroom with whom I have a love-hate relationship. He can be quite explosive, disruptive, and even violent at times, but I also have this genuine affection for him. And I think he likes me, too.

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Star Trek Epiphanies

I just saw the new Star Trek movie! (And loved it.) I cried at the part near the end where.. well, if you’re planning to watch the movie I don’t want to spoil anything for you so.. SPOILER ALERT––watch the movie before reading this post! Anyway, I cried at the part where Captain Kirk is dying […]

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Done with Performing

Last weekend at my church’s Praise Team Retreat, I performed a song I wrote. It was the first time I’ve ever performed an original song for a group of people, and I was pretty nervous. I expected that. What I didn’t expect was getting so choked up with emotion that I could barely croak out […]

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Strength out of Weakness

It’s weird to think that just 9 months ago, I was preparing to come to Korea, wondering what my 10 months in Korea would be like (clueless that the 10-month plan would soon go out the window). Everything has changed since then. The changes are so overwhelming that I lose my bearings at times. Who […]

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The Place of Clarity

I am a pretty emotional girl. Just tonight, I cried pretty hard while watching Grey’s Anatomy online (my go-to show for processing/crying things out). Over the years, I have come to accept the fact that I have a lot of feelings and that I tend to feel them deeply. This means I can be a […]

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