Hearing v.s. Understanding

I heard the call I answered the callI fulfilled the call But, I don’t understand the callI don’t feel the callI don’t see the call But, I know I heard the callI know I’m supposed to be hereI know this is right But, I don’t know whyI don’t know what I’m doingI don’t know; what…

Now, what?

Now, we learn to become a missionary! We learn to turn those sacrifices into choices. We stop feeling lonely & start making friends. We replace fatigue with excitement. We let go of anxiety & find peace. We don’t feel defeated, just courage to win. We stop doubting & learn to trust. We always know everything…

Confused, & ready!

I’m here. Unsure. Discouraged. Confused. Questioning. Tired. But, why? I’m here. Unpacked. Settled. Exploring. Writing. Ready. Now, what? Thanks for reading! Part 2 is coming soon! -LiveForAdventure! 🙂 P.S. I’ve made it to Australia! I was inspired to write the above post because school starts tomorrow, and I literally don’t know what I’m doing, or…

Back to school?…

Update time / a lot of interesting links below!!! Wow! It’s literally been almost 3 years since I’ve been in school, & I vowed I’d never go back. But, here I am, 3 years later, excited to go back! And, all I can say is that a lot can change in 3 years, because this…

From Follow Me! To Send Me!

“Is this what you really want?What about all my failures?Will you take this shame I feel?Can you really use me?” “This is what I want for you.I forgive you.I can & will use you.Are you ready?” “*Sobbing…* Okay, I’ll think about it…” “I promise these things.I will use your talents.I will teach you great things.I…

Is this networking??

So, I have a confession…I love blogging! I love the wordpress community. I love reading other blogs. I love commenting and interacting with other bloggers. I love writing on my blog. Even though some days I don’t feel like writing; I know that if I just sign into wordpress and read a few posts, I…

The Start of Something New…

Here I am!Ready for this new experience!Open to new challenges!I have made room for new lessons!I am here!And, I am ready (bring on 2020)! I am currently in the process of going to study abroad in Australia. By “in the process” I mean; I’ve already spoken to the school, and sent my tuition deposit. And,…

10 year challenge…

So much has happened in the last 10 years that it would literally take me a 300-400 page book to tell you all about it.So, instead of making you read all that, here’s a poem I wrote to sum up the last decade of my life: 9 countries4 Schools5 jobsOver 100 flightsMore than 100 adventuresLots…

Sharing this Christmas season!

What if social status was measured by happiness, instead how much money you have in the bank? Some people eat food they cooked from what they bought at the grocery store. Some people can order their food, and have someone else cook it. Some people really have to work to feed themselves for just one…

Leap of Faith!

How do I know if this is the right decision? How do I know what will happen? Why should I do this? What if something goes wrong? What if I fail? What if I’m not ready? . . . These are questions I’m currently asking myself. But, after having thought about them for a while,…

…on wings like eagles…

but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31 The moment I took the featured picture on this post, I just knew I would need to write something about it….

Here I Am!

I am alive!I am anxious!I am beautiful!I am blessed!I am changed!I am cleansed!I am changing!I am daring!I am excited!I am exploring!I am experiencing!I am filled!I am following!I am failing!I am growing!I am helping!I am imperfect!I am joyful!I am kind!I am loved!I am learning!I am living!I am leading!I am listening!I am marvelled!I am motivated!I am nervous!I…

Never Lost…

TiredAloneAfraidFearfulIsolatedSeekingCluelessFaithlessHopelessDoubtfulAshamedConfusedPowerlessSearchingWanderingQuestioningDisappointedOverwhelmed But, never truly lost… Thanks for reading! I hope this reminded you to not get discouraged during the ups and downs of life because they are teaching you valuable lessons for your amazing future! P.S. This post was inspired by: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IigZiYgPGT0 -LiveForAdventure! 🙂

Going Backwards…

When better feels backwards…Maybe it’s not actually backwardsMaybe you missed somethingMaybe it’s actually forward When better feels backwards…You’re actually moving forwardYou’re always learning somethingYou’re being changed  When better feels backwards…You are being changed You are seeing yourself in a new environmentYou are moving forward When better feels backwards…Remember that “better”Is all relativeTo perspective When better feels…

Fitting In!

You try & try, over & over again, to fit in with the world. You think you’ll be happy when everyone likes you. You just want to feel part of something! All you want is to feel wanted. You want to feel happy & loved. So, you try & try, over & over again to…

21 hour thanksgiving train ride!

First impressions: The seat is comfortable (hopefully I get some sleep).The bathroom is nice & clean, and almost triple the size of an air plane bathroom.There’s a nice lounge area and snack bar with wifi (a little slow though).So far, it’s a pretty positive review (I’ll say more after I get some sleep). And, that’s…

Alive Again!

So, this post is inspired by a personal experience I’ve had recently, that taught me A LOT of lessons! Woke upDisappointedCrying my eyes outFeeling lost Cleaned upSelf confrontedFull of doubtsFeeling done Looked upRefocusedFound my rootsFeeling motivated  Stood upRestartedTook a new routeFeeling different  Jumped upWisdom gained In pursuit – ofFeeling alive again!  Thanks for reading!I hope that…

Living in a National Park! (video)

The peace, the mountains, the small town vibe, the locals, the tourists, the cafes, the hiking trails, the lakes, etc… From every little thing; living in a small national park town is: “interesting”.I can say from experience that it’s not for everyone, but everyone should definitely try to experience it at least once. You can…

Dearly Beloved,

A letter of inspiration for those struggling to see their purpose. I believe in you. Don’t be so hard on yourself.Everyone fails.You are meant to fail, and know that I will always be there to catch you. I will ALWAYS be there; whether you try your best not to fail, or you fail everyday. I…

Reasons to travel

Surround yourselfWith new peopleNew foodNew cultureNew Air Immerse yourselfWith different peopleDifferent foodDifferent cultureDifferent atmosphere Teach yourself With an open mindAn open heart An open spirit An open soul Be yourselfWith a new perspectiveA new understandingA new desireA new heart Thanks for reading! I hope this post inspires you to travel, and change your perspective! -LiveForAdventure!…

The Endless Cycle of Constant Failure

I keep failingYet you forgive meOver and over again I keep strayingYet you look after meEveryday I forget about youYet you never forget meNever I try to do it on my ownYet you still look after meNo matter what I do I try to hide my shameYet you show me itAnd you forgive me right…