Ride Against Traffic Korea: Surrendering to my Calling

Chuseok Last weekend was Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) here in Korea, which meant we all got a four-day weekend. Most Koreans visit their family during this time, most foreigners relax/go on vacation. I decided to volunteer to serve on the support crew for a group of bikers biking from Busan to Seoul––550km in four days––in order to raise awareness […]

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Humility & Confidence

Lately I’ve been thinking about humility and confidence. I want both, but get confused as to how to actually achieve that. It’s like the ultimate oxymoron. My roomie reminded me that humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking about yourself less. But am I the only person who finds it hard to try not to […]

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When the Mission Requires Sacrifice

After watching Interstellar last weekend, I cried a lot. [SPOILER ALERT! If you haven’t seen the movie yet, watch it before reading this post!] The strongest emotion that surfaced was the fear of regret.

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The Hidden Place

Recently I’ve grown in my appreciation of the hidden place. The unseen, secret place. The place where things are birthed and developed. The place where things are rooted. I often find myself evaluating my life based on outward criteria: How many people smiled at me today or how well I performed in class or what number I […]

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