Start over…

I’m not afraidof starting overbecause I knowan amazing Godthat always forgivesand always gives unlimited second chances. I don’t fear the starting linebecause I know a perfect Godthat deserves allmy fears, failuresand future anxieties. I have joyin new daysbecause I know a joyful Godthat makes plansfor all my days before me. I’m not afraidto start againbecause…

Cafe Saturday

Sitting hereStarring out Into the cityFrom this cafeI can’t help But thinkHow GodDid I Get here? Just a randomSaturday in winterHere in AustraliaWithSo many visionsSo many dreamsSo many plansJust chasing GodWith my lifeAnd so farHe has neverLet me downAndHere I amJust sitting hereIn His presenceIn the comfortIn the loveIn the protectionOf my Father He hasAlways…

Home…

Homeis not a placeit’s not a bedwhat is home? Homeis the peoplethe people you lovethe people you trust Home is in the heartthe feeling of nostalgiathe place of belonging Homeis individualand safetyfor the body Homeis collectiveand joyfor the heart Home is a questand a treasure huntof the heart Homeis only foundin othersand self confidence Homeis…

“Peoplesick”

So, a few days ago, I had this revelation about home. I was feeling sad, and I couldn’t figure out why because I didn’t really feel homesick, but I couldn’t put it into words. Until I came up with the word “peoplesick”. You see, I’ve been living in a dorm with 11 other girls for…

Finding Freedom by Popping Bubbles

If you don’t know where I’ve been for the past 4 months,check out this post before reading the following story. RunningChasingCatchingFindingDiscoveringLearningBuildingWorkingCryingSmilingLaughingHidingHurtingThinkingTalkingProcessingPraying But, ultimately PoppingBreakingDestroyingTearingShattering This is my story from the past 4 months about how I discovered my true freedom by popping bubbles: You see, before coming to YWAM (Youth with a Mission) to do…

No More Hiding!

My time has comeHope has wonI’ve been found Fear is goneLove has wonI’ve been covered The lies are goneTruth has wonI’ve been set free from doubts Broken love has vanishedPeace has wonI’ve stopped running Quitting has no place hereComfort has wonI’ve found my home Hiding places have disappeared Light has wonI’ve started shinning Thanks for…

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 #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…

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 . ….

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 Real Neat Blog Award!

I love the wordpress blogging community! When I started this blog, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into. But now, I love writing, and I love the community that comes with it. I also didn’t realize people would actually read my blog, let alone like it enough to nominate me for awards (I know…

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…

Solo Traveling in Argentina

So, today I went to Caminito in La Boca, Argentina, alone. It was my first time taking the bus in Argentina, but it was really simple. All I needed to do was look at a map, and find where I wanted to go. Once I found my destination on the map, I looked at the…

A new chapter!

Update on this blog, and my life:A new chapter is starting very soon (Dec. 5)! . . .  I am “moving” to Argentina! I say: “moving” because I will be living there for a minimum of 3 months (possibly, longer).And, although I’m nervous and a little sad (as this will be my first Christmas away from home); I’m also…

The rear-view mirror…

Your breakthrough is coming! . . . “Dreams in the rear-view mirror are closer than they appear.” Although, you should keep looking forward when chasing your dreams; sometimes you need to glance backwards at the progress you’re making along the way because that progress is actually your dreams starting to come true. Think about it…

I have a question…

I said that phrase SO MANY (more like TOO MANY) times when I was living in Chile. Or, at least, that’s what I told myself because I thought I was getting annoying, but, turns out people didn’t mind answering my questions; and I learned so much by asking all those questions during those 3 months….

Stranger danger!

So, “stranger danger” can’t really be in my vocabulary anymore. . . . Remember when you were young, and your parents told you not to talk to strangers? Well, that comes with a lot of terms and conditions, the biggest one being: Traveling. P.S. I’m not talking about those creepy strangers in white vans (you…

Oceans…

Within a year I’ve been to the North Atlantic and the South Pacific in 3 different countries! . . . From: Nova Scotia, Canada To: Glover’s Reef, Belize To: Chile And, the craziest thing is that every time I went to the ocean in those country I forgot which country I was in for a…

Strange, yet Fascinating! 

Wow! That went by quick! 2 weeks to living in Chile-in the books! I can’t believe it’s already, and only, been two weeks. It doesn’t feel like it’s been that long, but yet, it also feels like I’ve done so much. . . . This year (2018) has already been a crazy year, all about…

No control… 

~There’s something so scary, yet, so “comforting” about not having control over part of your body/future.~ . . . So, today, I went to the dentist to get a filling and he numbed part of my mouth/face. And, during the process I felt the numbness start and I was fine because I could feel it…