Office Job…

Sitting hereThinkingSpinning aroundIn this chairAt this deskMy desk?WritingThese wordsOn paperTo process lifeTypingSomething randomTo look busyDoing homeworkFeelingWeird and confusedAskingSo many questionsAbout the futureGod, how did I get here?WaitingFor an answerIn the meantimeI continueTo sit hereAt this deskLearningTo be professional Thanks for reading!That poem was inspired by my current “job” here in Australia. It’s kind of a…

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…

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…

YOU ARE…

A poem about your true identity! The enemy will tell you that: You are unworthyYou are aloneYou are never chosen You are ignoredYou are untalentedYou don’t belongYou are hopelessYou are stupidYou are uglyYou are weakYou are not valuableYou are nothingYou are not importantYou are neglectedYou are hidingYou are afraidYou should give upYou are a defaultYou…

Dirty Hands

Sometimes you gotta put in work! It might be: Messy Gross Disgusting Tiring Frustrating But, it can also be: Rewarding Exciting Humbling Learning Growing Getting your hands dirty & putting in work might not be glamorous or easy, but it has an amazing reward. Serving others like Jesus is what we are called to do,…

Love Feeling Confused!

A poem about confusion. . . . A daily battle… What do I want? Where do I wanna be?Who do I trust?Why am I here? So many questions… When do I find it?How do I know?Where do I go? With no answers… Going in circlesLike an endless cycleI just can’t decide . . . What…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

7 months in S.A.

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve lived in South America for a total of 7 months. . . . Half a year of living on another continent.Half a year of learning another language.Half a year of living in another culture. . . . It’s crazy to think about all the things I’ve done / learned in…

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…