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…

“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…

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…

200

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve reached 200 posts! That’s crazy! I can’t believe I wrote all that! I used to hate writing! But, clearly I don’t anymore! I actually enjoy it! And, I look forward to writing a new post! I can’t believe how much has happened in my life through the past 200 posts!…

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…

Learning how to chill…

So, stress is not fun at all. And, learning that the hard way makes it even more stressful. . . . While I was living in Chile, I learned that stressing about things is never a good response. I learned to just go with the flow; to not always stress when things don’t happen on…

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,…

¡Una publicación en español!

So, just a heads up: this is a short post… Also, please don’t judge my Spanish. I’ve lived in Chile for 3 months, so I’ve learned a lot, but, I know, I still have lots to learn. But, I wanted to try to write a post in Spanish. So, here it is: . . ….

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…

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…

First Post of 2018!

I can’t believe it’s 2018! That’s crazy! It’s also so crazy that I spent my New Years’ in a new continent and a new country for the first time! . . . So, if you haven’t been following my previous posts, I am currently in Chile (since December 27, 2017), and I will be living…