John Chau

Ever met someone who was just different? It was a flurry of introductions when the 50 of us college students landed in Tel Aviv, grabbed our bags, and loaded onto a bus. I don't remember the first moment I met John Chau, but as the 10-day trip through Israel continued, it became clear to me … Continue reading John Chau

Why I Prayed Last Night To Stay Single

A tad countercultural, yes? I get asked quite often (now that I'm nearing spinster, crazy cat lady age at 23...feel free to catch the dripping sarcasm with a bucket) if I'm single, in a relationship, talking to anyone, etc. I've challenged myself this month with Thanksgiving and a new year right around the corner to … Continue reading Why I Prayed Last Night To Stay Single

A Brief Diary Entry by a Goody Two-Shoes

Alright, I admit it. I'm that girl who does extra credit before the teacher even announces it, that girl who decorates her room with flowers and Eiffel Tower emblems, and Friday night "turn up" usually includes a steaming cup of chamomile tea and a Netflix show. I'm that girl who nods along at church and … Continue reading A Brief Diary Entry by a Goody Two-Shoes

Awakening the Love of Heritage

There are certain places on this earth that as soon as you experience the sights, smells, and sounds, you’ve fallen in love and could return seasonally. Well, I discovered another one of my “happy places” this past week up in Door County, Wisconsin.I had the wonderful opportunity to stay for a few days with some … Continue reading Awakening the Love of Heritage

It’s a Rainy Day in the Big Apple

Since the start of this internship, a cloud of expectations looming over my head has brought a torrent of anxieties on me that I may not measure up to my “potential”. This proverbial cloud formed by the same processes of the water cycle that keeps us alive on this earth: the evaporation of my own … Continue reading It’s a Rainy Day in the Big Apple