Be passionate about your work. Focus and give your all. Take joy in the little things: a Sunday afternoon off, a breeze in the air, a mellow lo-fi playlist, a new skincare product, greeting people on the street, sharing dinner with a friend, turning in an assignment, drinking coffee while it rains. Praise yourself for … Continue reading A Guide to Self Care and Awareness: the Do’s, Not the Don’ts
I used to tell myself I was going to buy a bouquet of flowers a week (or until the last ones died) as a form of “treating myself.” And by bouquet of flowers I mean ruscus, camellia’s minus the camellia, or any kind of eucalyptus. No flowers really. Think minimal and green. I recently discovered that … Continue reading Pick Me Ups.
I found it befitting to first write this rather than finishing up my art history lesson because of what a wonderful and celebratory day it is. I’m overcome with thanksgiving and overflowing with joy knowing that my hope is found in Jesus — the author and the finisher of our faith — whom has overcome criticism, fear, persecution, and most … Continue reading I Am But A Broken Vessel
This morning I woke up to bitterness at my side. One of the worst things to be greeted with in the morning. Bitterness is so ugly. I scrolled through my social media feeds and saw post after post after post of couples. People expressing their love for their significant others. Photo after photo after photo. UGH. I … Continue reading Love is a Person.
Jesus, I need you. I am still tired and weak. I need your peace to fall afresh. I need you to hear my cry. Holy Spirit, come. Give me rest. And build a home. Every morning you’ll hear me at it again. Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on your altar and watch for … Continue reading A Letter To Jesus.
I want to be as unafraid as a child. As fearless as a lion. As bold as a pack of wolves. I don’t want to be fazed about uncertainties, sickness, the future, that exam, or that circumstance. I could name so many things in my life that would lead me to be anxious and afraid. I … Continue reading Faith Like A Child.