Purpose & Potential: The In-Between

One of the biggest struggles I have had in regard to life purpose is living in the tension between what could be and what is. Dreams and desires God seemed to put on my heart remain out of reach. Potential I see in myself stays dormant, for years.

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Perfection (Met by Grace)

As a recovering perfectionist, I can attest: Perfectionism is a bad thing. It’s overwhelming, paralyzing, and ultimately unhelpful. Requiring perfection of yourself is a miserable way to live, because you will never attain it. Yet we all––in some areas, at least––desire excellence. To me, the line between pursuing excellence and getting caught in perfectionism can be […]

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Together is Better (the scariness of intimacy and other issues)

I am a strong introvert, but I hate living by myself. After living alone my first 10 months in Korea, I couldn’t wait to move in with a roommate. But living with someone else is hard, too. Because: 1. We all have intimacy issues and 2. We are all inherently selfish and like doing things our […]

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