The End of 2017, My Year of New Beginnings

2017 has been a great year. But I am also extremely excited to turn the page to 2018. For the first time in recent memory, I am eager to greet the new year, not because I’m in a rush to say goodbye to the last season, but simply because I am expectant of the good […]

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The Strength to Persevere

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, but after a two-week trip to the States, a move to a new apartment, and a pretty major hair cut.. I’m back! New Beginnings Right in line with my Year of New Beginnings, I moved into a new apartment last week! Woohoo! It’s an amazing home with a lot […]

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Those Experiences that Change You

I came back from a short-term missions trip over a week ago, and I’m still realizing all the ways the trip changed me. I recognized some changes as they were happening. I could literally feel my heart shifting. But other changes I’m only recognizing now. The absence of weights that used to be present. The added […]

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2017: A New Beginning

Hello, 2017! My theme for 2016 was Maturity. This year, I’ve gotten the theme New Beginnings. Sounds like time to start some new habits, right? Oddly, this is the first year in recent memory where I haven’t started off the year with a list of goals in mind. In keeping with my new “just say no to […]

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When Anything Seems Possible

There are certain moments when anything seems possible: When I discover an awesome new song, when I have an epiphany about human nature, when I witness something beautiful (like waves crashing against rocks), and of course, when a new year starts. 2016 is almost upon us, and while the cynic inside me wants to point out that a change in […]

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Building a New Life

It finally hit me this week that I actually live in Busan now. I’m not just on vacation, but I actually live here. The other day, I finally cried about leaving Seoul. Only took two months to hit me.. Life good here. I have an great job, live right by the beach, have an awesome roommate, can […]

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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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