One of Those Beautifully Overwhelming Moments

Sometimes I feel like an old woman. Especially when I try to get up after sitting in one position for too long. (My joints aren’t what they used to be.. sad but true.) I also felt like an old woman on Christmas Eve when I was watching my little siblings (ages 5-10) sing Christmas carols […]

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Uncontainable Joy: Learning to Let Him Take Care of Me

I have been feeling an outrageous amount of joy this week. It’s been a little overwhelming. It’s not just because I’m not working anymore and can enjoy this awesome, unexpected VACATION (hehe), it’s obviously and directly straight from God. The thing is, just a few days ago, I was not in such a great place. […]

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Cambodia: Tears of Love

I had an amazing time doing missions in Cambodia last week. Going into the trip I was excited to release joy, freedom, and healing to the people of Cambodia, but as I reflect back on all God did through my team, I realize that the most powerful thing we brought to Cambodia was our love. […]

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Jesus

Last Friday night, I sobbed really, really hard for a really, really long time. One of those all-alone-in-the-dark-of-your-room-when-you-should-be-sleeping kind of intense sobbing sessions. The thing is, I am so thankful for that experience. Because it showed me who I am: I belong to Jesus. 100%. Not exactly a new statement, but something He keeps establishing […]

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Strength out of Weakness

I can’t believe that just 9 months ago, I was preparing to come to Korea, wondering what my 10-month experience would be like, clueless that the 10-month plan would soon become an open-ended, no-end-in-sight plan. So much has changed since then. The changes are so overwhelming that I lose my bearings at times…

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Hungering for more

Yesterday, I started tearing up while reading a nonfiction book on the subway. Think that’s a first. I would say that I’m embarrassed, but actually I’m not––in fact, I’m really happy. These were not depressed, self-pitying tears, but the kind of tears that come from being really touched by something, from remembering a deep unfulfilled […]

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