Just Who He Is!

LovingCompassionateGraciousTrustingCaringPerfectHopeFaithfulSinless . . . That’s just who He isThat’s why We call HimAbba Father He cameBefore usAndHe won’t Leave us Nothing we doCould stop HimFrom loving us That is justWho He is . . . We areBrokenHurtSinfulLostFaithlessAloneHopeless But He helps usBecome Like Him EntirelyWhole Thanks for reading!I hope this post reminded you that when you…

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…

Living in the Unknown

AloneIn a countrySo far fromMy own With no ticketTo go homeFor two yearsThis is it Day by dayGrowingAnd ignoringWhat the doubters say Lost but not aloneSearching with GodLearning to liveIn the unknown This poem was inspired by: Thanks for reading! I hope this poem reminded you that living in the unknown is the best decision…

“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…

Abba Father!

A child for lifeLiving in His presenceBecauseHe always treats His children wellAnd takes care of them everyday No need to grow upJust be in awe of Him everydayStay curiousHave a joy like a childDepend on HimNever try to understand all things That’s His jobAs Abba Father Because… He is:More real than the ground we stand…

Lessons from the mountain top…

A moment to remember who God is & who I amA moment of total surrenderA moment of ultimate loveA moment of perfect peaceA moment of complete freedomA moment of finding hopeA moment of unfailing graceA moment of uplifting truth God is… LovePeaceFreedomHopeGraceTruthAnd the ultimate hiding placeThe one I kneel at the feet ofThe one that…

Still in Australia?

So, yes. I am still living & studying in Australia. However, due to the current world pandemic, called Covid-19, I haven’t been able to explore much of Australia. So, I decided to make this video to show you what my home / school looks like here. Hope you enjoy! THE VIDEO For more information about…

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…

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…

Re-Entry…

Finally landed home after 4 months!It’s been a crazy adventure!The past 4 months have been so crazy, and I learned so much!Now, it’s time to re-enter at home, and use all those lessons from abroad! I have a lot of future post ideas, but I’m still processing the past 4 months, so, if you want…

Homesickness…

At first you just shake itYou feel it for a momentAnd, then, you forget it You start living in the momentWith all the excitementOf this new experience But, soon you get tiredAnd, it catches up to youYou can’t shake it this time You’ve learned, explored, experiencedNow, your brain is tired readyTo go home This new…

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…

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…

Abroad for the holidays!

Surreal is the best word to describe it. . . . So, I just spent Christmas in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and all I can say is: “Well, that was different!”.At first, I didn’t know how to feel about not being home, but I quickly realized that I wasn’t alone (staying in a hostel definitely helped…

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…

Birthday Goals?

So, today’s a weird / crazy / awesome day… . . . Today is my birthday, and I don’t know how to feel because I try to do this thing every year; I try to spend my birthday in a new country every year, so I can remember that birthday, and that country. But, for…

Memory Lane…

A trip down memory lane… Things used to be a little more black & White Life seemed so much simpler It never mattered what the weather was Cuz jumping in all the puddles used to be normal And running around under the sun with no set purpose was simply exciting Those were the good ol’…

Lost @ home

“Traveling – It gives you home in thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.” . . . You see, feeling homesick in another country, brings back the memories about things missed from home. But, feeling homesick at home, is confusing because you’re home, so you think you should feel fine….

Travel…

If you love those things as much as I do, and you also love to travel and explore new places, check out this program to find your next amazing adventure: GreenHeartTravel I also copied my review of the program I did below: Program: Teach English in a home-stay in Chile (for 3 months, in my…

Home after living abroad!?

Coming back home after living abroad for a time is not easy! . . . Yup, Reverse Culture Shock! It’s a real thing! . . . So, I’ve only been back from Chile for about a week now and the only way I can describe coming home after living abroad for a time is: “weird”…

Living with a host family… / Leaving Chile…

My experience living with a host family in another country in 3 words: Interesting-Exciting-Difficult . . . So, in case you don’t know. I lived with my host family in Chile for three months, and I really got to know them and they really started to become like a real second family. But, at first,…

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…