Making His Praise Glorious

When I was a little girl dreaming about singing on stage as part of a worship team, I had very little understanding of what that role required. Now that I have the privilege of not only singing with a praise team, but being a praise leader, I know that it’s about much more than singing a few songs or saying a […]

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Going Deeper: What Happens When I Worship

Sometimes to go farther, you have to go back. Just for a moment. You have to go back to that place of greatest fear, that space of rawest vulnerability, that area of deep disappointment. You have to re-enter that place for just a moment in order to overcome it. That’s what often happens to me […]

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Night Watch: Seeking Him When It’s Least Convenient

Last week, while I was in the middle of a funk, a state in which I couldn’t see opportunities, only burdens, a friend told me I should stay up all night to pray (for my church’s 24/7 prayer week). It seemed like an impractical suggestion. Maybe if I was really hungry for God. Maybe if […]

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Music-making

When the new semester started a few weeks ago, I thought I was going to hate Tuesdays. Wake up at 7:30am, hour-long commute to school, piano lesson at 10am, 2-hour studio class at 3pm (almost entirely in Korean), then hour-long commute to the prayer tabernacle to practice and then serve from 8-10pm. But after “enduring” […]

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The Place of Clarity

I am a pretty emotional girl. Just tonight, I cried pretty hard while watching Grey’s Anatomy online (my go-to show for processing/crying things out). Over the years, I have come to accept the fact that I have a lot of feelings and that I tend to feel them deeply. This means I can be a […]

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Church

One of the secret reasons I wanted to come back to Korea was because of the experience I had at this church here two years ago. I felt like I could grow a lot spiritually from being a part of this church for a more extended time. This morning I wasn’t sure if the service […]

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Imminent Departure

It has been weird saying goodbye to everyone these past few days. It’s hard for my brain to comprehend how long 10 months really is. Sometimes I feel sad thinking about all the things I will miss when I’m in Korea. And then I think about how much I will miss Korea when I come […]

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