Pretending to be Strong

Sometimes I lie to myself and pretend I am strong. I pretend I am capable of taking care of myself, that I know what I need and am capable of obtaining it. I think it’s a survival instinct most of us fall back on. When we are hurt, when we are disappointed, when situations collapse […]

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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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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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