I’ve never been a big fan of Valentines Day. Today was no different. Had it not been for the fact that I work in schools, I would have completely forgotten today was a holiday. However, today is about love and not necessarily the “in love” kind of love. It’s about kindness and showing others you … More Love a Little More
One year. Three hundred and sixty-five days. So much can happen in that time frame. You see, one year ago tomorrow I had my very first day at my internship for my master’s program. I had been in DC for just ten days and basically did not know anyone. Fast forward a year and so … More Reminiscing
Every year I look forward to YoungLives camp and every year it exceeds my expectations. It is one week of the year that love shines through no matter what happens. It is the one time that the expectations are simple: to love. Showing love is not always simple. It is difficult to show love when … More It’s Simple
4 planes 19 trains 9 buses 5 boats 6 cars 95 miles on foot Day 1: 4/30/16 4mi We boarded our airplane at 10:30. The plane was set to take off at 11:05. The row held four seats, we got the two middle seats. We settled in for our nine hour flight. Day 2: 5/1/16 … More Italia
With a blog/website title of “A Storm You Can Weather” how could I not write when the daily prompt was simply the word, storm. I love a good storm, yet they terrify me. I love the roar of thunder and the sound of rain. However, lightning is one of my biggest fears. Why is it … More Storm
The saying, “when one door closes, another opens” seems to be the most commonly used phrase when it comes to decision making or trying to explain why something went wrong. Sometimes a door closes and another one does not open again for a long, long time. Sometimes a door closes and another one simply never … More Journey
Sunrise, Sunset, and Snow. A few of the things that God makes His presence most known to me through. Beauty radiates through the rays of the sun and brightness of the snow. How can you not feel happy after taking a deep breath of fresh snow filled air? The sunrise never looks the same as … More Sunrise, Sunset, and Snow
Almost exactly one year ago all of my well thought out plans went out the window. Just the other day a friend asked me about my plans before I knew I was coming to Catholic. I told her the story and she responded with, “Your life would be so different.” It is crazy to think … More It’s a Funny Story Part 3: What’s Next?