Enjoying the last bits of sunshine together

I enjoyed the last rays of the summer solstice in the company of my Kentucky-born grandfather. He was in America sitting outside by my grandmother’s grave, while I was in Korea sitting inside at my desk, but through the amazing technology of FaceTime, we were together.

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Teacher Life: Are You Flirting With Me?

Recently, a student came up to me before class. It was Daniel, the student I made cry last month by encouraging him to externally process his feelings. “Do you need something?” I asked with a frown, distracted as I usually am during break time…

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Loved

I’ve always been able to relate to Peter, the disciple who denied Jesus. He’s one of my favorite people in the Bible. Not only because of his blatant mistakes (which encourage us ordinary messes), but because of his passion. When he did anything, he did it big and brash, including making a fool of himself. (Jesus even […]

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Falling in Love

The other day I played the game Image for the first time. It’s a “find out what your friends think of you” kind of game. Someone asks a question such as, “Who do you think will be the richest in 10 years?” or “Who do you think got disciplined the most as a kid?” and then […]

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Arts & Crafts Camp: Releasing Love

Last week, I volunteered at a 3-day Arts and Crafts Camp for girls from Children’s Homes in Seoul. It seemed like a good thing to do, to love on some girls who don’t usually get a lot of one-on-one attention, but I had no idea how much I would be blessed by the experience. There […]

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