An Overwhelmed Heart

“When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock.” it’s beenwella month..but it’s feltlikea year! i’ve been searching i’ve been learningi’ve been leaningi’ve been reaching andit hasexhausted mebut with youi knowit wasall so worthitbecause althoughi feel defeatedfrustratedconfusedalonelosti look upbecausei knowthat you’ve waitedso longfor meto cometo youfor meto learnto leanon you so now i comewith…

Godly Expectations Released

What can I do?How can I live rightly?When will it be enough? You’ve probably asked yourself these questions before (at least once).Well, here’s a poem with the answer to how you can truly fulfill God’s expectations: There’s nothingyou can do.It will neverbe enough. Stop placing overwhelmingexpectations on yourselfto please Godand others. He never expectsanything –…

The Moon Keeps Shinning!

As I sit hereunder the starsstarring at the moonwatching the clouds go bylistening to my best friendI can’t helpbut be intriguedby the metaphor in front of mein the brightnessof the moon It just keeps shinningno matter how darkthe clouds getor how many clouds cover itit never dims it’s light That’s the metaphor And that’s what…

Simpler Times…

wishingdreaminghopingforsimpler timesto come backwhen everythingwas so much bettercan we rewindto those timesthe memories are fadingI can’t rememberwhat it used to be likeI just wanna go backto those momentswhere no cares were hadand no pain was feltthe moments when everythingseemed perfectwhat happened to that perfectionto that bliss where did those moments gowhen did the pain get…

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…

A Flower Under Water

DrowningSuffocatingBut stillBeautiful FlourishingUnder the weightAnd pressureOf the waves In the darknessOf the unknownRemaining strongAnd steadfast Never giving upThrough all the battlesAlways fightingAnd standing tall Learning to breatheAgainUnder the crushingWaves Rising upAgain and againAttack after attackEmbracing authority Thanks for reading! I hope this inspired you to keep fighting, no matter how many battles come your way….

This is how I fight my battles…

So, I’ve recently gone through a pretty testing season of life. And, I’ve learned that the only way to win battles is to fight them the right way. But, before I go into the details, here’s a poem I wrote during this past season: Dear God,I’m doneI’m giving upI can’t carry this anymoreI have nothing…

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…

She had no idea…

That girl in the pictureStanding thereSmilling through the painJust living life That girl in the pictureShe never could’veKnown or imaginedWhat was coming That girl in the picureLooking at the worldBlind to the futureShe had no idea That girl in the pictureShe couldn’t even Begin to prepare For this! Seriously! How could she know?How could she…

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…

Hide n’ Seek with Myself

Who am I?What’s my talent?Where do I belong?When is it gonna be my time?How will I find it? All these questionsRemain unansweredLeaving me lostAnd confusedSearching for more I can’t seem to seeNothing gets betterI feel stuckIn this endless cycleOf this identity crisis All my life I’ve searchedAnd tried to get outBut life always catches meAnd…

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…

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…

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…

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…

2019 Resolutions!

Be fully content & happy! Be authentically myself! Love life! Live in the moment! Let go of the past! Enjoy the little things! Stop worrying about what others think! Meet new people! Inspires others! Live adventurously & meaningfully! Travel more! Explore new places! Speak Spanish fluently! Blog more! Read more! Thanks for reading my blog…

Influence…

“The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.“ . . . INFLUENCE. …such a big, complicated word that many people don’t like to use because they don’t really understand it. And, I know this is true because I googled it, and the following…

Blessed life!

Look around. What do you see? Chaos or peace? Yelling or praying? What is surrounding you? . . . Do you appreciate it all? Or do you take advantage of it? Are you humbled by it? Or are you overlooking it all? Do you care about others? Or, do you say: “Everyone for themselves!” “You…

Plot twist…

Well, that was unexpected! Why did that happen? I feel so disconnected! . . . Life throws plenty of plot twists. They are always confusing. And, they seem to always persist. There’s no perfect reaction. But, that’s the point. They give you a new fascination. It’s like reading a good book – Everything the characters…

Rain…

The sound of rain – I hear it outside my window It’s a calming, and sometimes annoying sound. I stare out at the rainy world! The feel of rain – I feel it – Soaking through my clothes. It makes me cold and soggy, But, I can’t be mad at it. Rainy days are not…