I woke up this morning with a lot of positive energy. Then I spent the last 30 minutes sobbing through the end of Paper Butterflies by Lisa Heathfield. Now I need to sit down and process through some feelings. // It's really easy to get overwhelmed in life, isn't it? I have a tendency to … Continue reading Getting overwhelmed and setting a particular goal
I recently asked myself, "Would someone looking at my social media be surprised to learn that I support the Black Lives Matter movement? Would they be surprised, after scrolling through my feed, that I read the Bible and don't see anything in there about sex before marriage or abortions or same sex marriages?" I've been … Continue reading I choose change
I was in the States last week. It was my first time in Michigan in over a year. It was amazing. Just a stand-up trip. I got to see everyone I wanted to see and do everything I wanted to do and eat everything I wanted to eat. My parents are so nice and so … Continue reading Dreadlocks and a dog
I feel like I will burst, shatter, crack, and crumble if I take it all in, if I really knew how many mothers are mourning their sons because they birthed them brown. Could my white privileged heart take the truth? But then that's just it. My white privileged heart is the one who gets a … Continue reading Here’s the thing about suffocating
This week, despite some really fun times, I've been on the verge of a grumpy explosion. Today I finally figured out why - my routine has been totally off. (I am my father's daughter!) It feels good to look back on a week full of canceled tutoring, special McDonalds dinners, and flooded living rooms from … Continue reading Check this out!
We made it! It's Friday! This week you may have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Dia de Altagracia (or both!). This week you may have had 100 snow days - congrats! I walked to the ocean. Tonight our church's Missions Conference kicks off and I'm pumped to hear from the missionary/speaker and talk … Continue reading Check this out!
Four day school week, ya'll! It was great. Articles/blog posts: The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside at Mail Online - This story offers good insight into the affects of poverty and the one-child law in China. Everyone can do something. What can … Continue reading Check this out!