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…

Travel Series-CHAPTER ONE!!

I’ve started writing a new series on this blog that I finally decided to share. I’ve added the FIRST chapter to this travel series: Live For Adventure! Even if you’re just slightly curious about it, click this link! –LiveForAdventure! 🙂

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Confusion Filled Search

LifeA daily searchFilled with confusionfor the days ahead All the questionsFlying around your headJust confusing your mindWith no answers One dayEverything’s greatYou have the answersThe confusion is gone The next dayThe search continuesBack to square oneWhen will the cycle end? . . . How I wish I knewWhat to do? I just keep failingCan someone…

I’m Back!

So, I’m back from taking a break from blogging. I’ve had an amazing, and refreshing summer, with a lot of fun, and silly moments, and a lot of reflection moments. It was a well balanced summer (with work and beach days and hikes to the top of mountains). I feel refreshed, and ready to start…

Taking a break…

Well, it’s my birthday today (22! Whoop!). And, I really wanted to post something before today, but I just haven’t found the time or inspiration. I don’t have a valid excuse for not posting, except for lack of inspiration. This is the reason why I’m going to be taking a break from posting for a…

These scars…

These scars won’t lastThey might hurt nowThe pain just feels too realWill they ever go away? These scars cut deepThey are changing youYou can barely think anymoreWill it ever become normal again? These scars are opening a new chapterThey could become positiveBut, right now, they feel deadlyWill it ever feel good? These scars have taken…

Where you started…

Sometimes it can be good to go back to where you started. It can teach you new lessons. It can show you things you didn’t notice last time. It can be a comforting, familiar place in the midst of the chaos. It can help you think better. It can give you clarity about some tough…

Solo Travel Tip #4

Pack light & simple! . . . From arriving safely at your destination, to exploring your destination…When traveling alone, there are A LOT of things to think about… and, one of the most important, and overlooked thing is PACKING! So, here are some tips about packing that I’ve learned throughout my many solo travels: 1-…

Solo Travel Tip #3

This tip is about: . . . When you finally decide to step out of your comfort zone, and travel abroad alone, you’re going to be so happy, and proud, but there’s one thing you should know. When you travel abroad alone, you are going to want to make international friends, and meet people that…

Home?

Traveling abroadLearning a new languageMaking new friends Learning the cultureLiving in a new countryMaking memories . . . It’s all excitingAnd, very rewardingUntil it’s time to… Go back “home”, andResume life as you know itWith the memories The past adventuresWill always be memoriesFor yourself only Because even thoughYou’ve changed your perspectiveHome is still the same…

Flashlight…

Turn it on Point it in front of you Follow the circle The dark… It can scare you And comfort you Scared to see What’s in front of you? The dark Can feel safe Flip that switch To feel safer The circle Is your safe spot Walk in that circle And feel protected . ….