Limitations

I am still learning that I have limitations. That’s one thing I am still in the middle of learning. It’s impossible to know what you don’t know. You’re simply unaware of your blindspots until you crash. Or until someone else points them out to you. In my case, the realization came in the form of […]

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Living Love: Some Tips

I love love, and I hate hate. Love is beautiful, and hate is ugly. It’s so simple, right? But love––real love––actually requires a lot of strength and maturity and fortitude. Loving someone doesn’t always mean doing what your heart naturally wants to do. It means listening, seeking to understand, holding back, and even (gasp) sacrificing. […]

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Loving Past Irreconcilable Differences

There have been moments in my life when someone I am supposed to love has hurt me to the point that I just can’t take it anymore. I don’t even know what the loving way to handle the situation is. Love seems impossible. They have been some of the most gut-wrenching moments in my life. Because to me, love is the ultimate goal. So if I can’t love, I must be a failure.

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The Days You Forget to Wear Deodorant

There are some days you forget to wear deodorant (which may or may not have happened to me recently). It happens. But the question is what you do when that moment comes. Are you going to dwell on it all day, constantly paranoid that someone is going to figure out your secret? Or are you going […]

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Perseverance: Getting a Korean Bank Account

On Monday I cried harder than I have in a really long time. I cried so hard my head hurt. And then I cried some more. Basically, I went to the bank thinking I was finally going to open an account with the alien registration number I had been waiting so long for. With this […]

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