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…

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…

A poem for the Enemy!

Hey Devil!Listen up!This message is for you! I need you to listen closelyBecause what I’m about to say is crucial?And, I need you to take note! You are done ruining my life!You are done telling lies!You are defeated! I’ll give you credit For what you’ve already done.It was impressive. But, from this moment on, you…

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…

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…

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…

We Remember

We complain We cry We fight We try We give thanks We realize We forget We remember For one minute per year On that one day We are silent We think That’s enough Let’s move on Now is our time Maybe we should… Let’s just forget- That’s it, right? Or, is it- Lest we forget?…

Breathe…

~ INHALE ~ ~ EXHALE ~ ~ REPEAT ~ . . . Oxygen is very important! So, don’t forget to take it in. Get rid of all that carbon dioxide inside your lungs & replace it with fresh oxygen. . . . When you’re sad; breathe. When you’re stressed; breathe. When you’re angry; breathe. When…

Coco!

So, I just had a “weird” experience. . . . I just went to the movie theatre here in Chile and watched a Spanish movie (w/o subtitles). . . . It might not seem like such a weird thing, but that’s the best word I could think of to describe it. It made me feel…

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…

Perspective… / A Day in Valparaiso, Chile!

“Perspective changes everything!” . . . So, recently I took a trip to Valparaiso, Chile & I had the best day there, just wandering the city! Here’s an “itinerary” of that trip: 1- I took the bus (1 hour) to Valparaiso alone, and didn’t get lost once! 2- I explored and wandered the beautiful city…

The Unknown… 

I’m tired of feeling stuck! I want to travel & experience new & different things! . . . I’m tired of living in this bubble of what I know about the world. I am starting to get tired of my comfort zone (I think this is a sign that I need to change something). I…

A poem/letter…

My first blog post poem!  Now, I guess I should disclaim that I didn’t technically come up with this poem on my own. I came across a post this past week where someone was sharing their feelings, and while reading it, I decided to put together some of the words to form an encouraging letter/poem….