Love, Abba (a letter)

Dear wonderful child, Oh, how I love you!How I love waking you up in the morning.How I love tucking you in at night.You’re my most prized creation.You will always be enough for me.You never have to earn my love.My grace is enough for you.You are always perfect in my eyes.Your identity is in Me, and…

Growing Pains…

Painfulhurt surfaces Brokenpiecesfall Brick walls crumble Soft hearts shatter Deep tears fade Growthis happening Sometimes growth is painful, and difficult.. but, that’s how we know we are growing properly! Growing pain is the result of muscles being stretched and pulled in new and different ways; and when we realize how good it is, we can…

I See You…

Dear beautiful child, I see youYou are worthyI love youYou are perfectI am for youYou are not alone Child, you’re beautifulYou’re wonderfully madeAnd when I formed youI made no mistakesI’ve always adored youAnd nothing has changed I see youEven when you can’t Just look to meThrough my eyesYou will seeThe world and you Child, you’re…

Growing Lungs & Changing Heart

I amsculptingstrengtheninggrowingyour lungsmaking themperfectstrongand bigger than everbecauseI need youtotell the worldabout methrough your story I am changingre-moldingre-shaping your heartmaking itheavy and giving itthe desires of my heartbecauseI want youtofollow my planfor youandlove othersas I love you Thanks for reading! I hope this reminded you that change is necessary for growth; but you can’t grow if…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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…

Hasta Luego Argentina!

So, I’m leaving Argentina in a few hours, and I don’t know how to feel. It’s a bittersweet feeling because I’ve lived here for 3 months and I’ve met so many amazing people. I’m really going to miss this country, but I’m also ready to leave with my new found confidence in myself and perspective…

Fear is calling

What if your greatest fear is actually what you’re meant to do in life? . . . Think about that!Think about the thing you refuse to conquer because it scares you too much.Now, think about what would happen if you conquered that fear. What if conquering that fear is the breakthrough you need to accomplish…

The Life-Changing Ticket

A simple ticketTo fly to a foreign placeWithout return plan One simple purchaseThat could change everythingIt takes some courage Will it be worth it?Am I ready for this change?When will I return? Doing all of thisTo spend a few months abroadLearning and living Day by day with faithNot thinking about the pastOr the future And,…

Adulting / Living Abroad

There’s a lot to learn how to do all over again. . . . It doesn’t matter if you were a pro at all those things in your home country because everything will be different in a foreign country. Yes, there will be similarities, and you will learn the differences quickly. But, you will still…

Mosaïc

I’ve recently discovered something…Something that has changed the way I look at life…Something that changed my perspective on everything…Something that I wish I understood and would’ve realized earlier… I realized that…My life is like a Mosaïc. It’s full of random,And broken pieces,Building something amazing. I can’t see it now,But, I know it’s gonna be beautiful….

Day 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

I made it to Buenos Aires, Argentina!  . . .  My first 24 hours here were a whirlwind of emotions. I couldn’t believe that I was actually here (it seems too surreal). I was so happy that I finally made it! But, after the initial feeling of amazement and happiness, the culture shock hit me. I…

Trust the process

You don’t know, What will happen tomorrow. You don’t know, Where life will take you. You don’t know, How you will feel. You don’t know, Why things happen. You just, Don’t know. You can’t plan, Your whole life. It will just happen, The way it’s supposed to. And nothing you do, Can ultimately change that….

MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY! 😊

Let’s show people that they CAN make a difference! No matter their situation. They have the ability to do something to change their life! YOU have the ability to change your life, while also helping something realize their full potential. That’s what we should strive for in life! To help people realize their full potential!…

Something new…

So… You crave something different, Something interesting, Something exciting, Something new! You just need some change, Something to shift! You’re tired of this monotony! You want to see the world! How long will you hustle? How long will you be patient? “Something better is coming”. -They say… But, you’re starting to not believe it! How…