If you jump, I jump. That's the kind of leap it was. I thought I waited too long; that my count to ten was too slow. But the pacing was perfect. & when I did jump, the splash was bigger than expected. Because it wasn't just me jumping in. Thinking back on my time in… Continue reading Is Splendorific a Word?
It's been a good while. I thought I would update people on how life is in Hawaii. I came here to YWAM Ships Kona because I got invited to help out as a volunteer in the Communications department. & I'm convinced the communications department is the best place to work on the base. Everyone in… Continue reading Aloha
That tree has 17 branches and I'll never forget it. I used to stare at it all the time. 6 years ago, I was at a school/program called Youth With A Mission (YWAM (YouthWithoutAnyMoney/YoungWomenAfterMen/Y-not?)). For those who don't know, it's a Christian organization where you go to classes for 3 months and then a mission… Continue reading 17
I started doing something new Starting with the way I wake up I open my eyes and begin my search It's different this time because I know I'll find what I'm looking for Instead of getting to the bottom it I'm getting to the beauty of it It's so much easier this way The bottom… Continue reading The Beauty of It
What kind of house do you live in? Was it crafted from wood from a far away place Do you proudly tell it's story to your guests Or was it toiled over By hands of men whose story you've never heard What kind of house do you live in? Did you choose the layout With… Continue reading Make Yourself at Home
I can see right through myself. This roll of film is basically me trying to find peace before, after, and in the midst of a hard time. I don't know how I found myself taking so many pictures of waves, but it helped. Taking photos of my family helped too. & of course birds. Maybe… Continue reading Breathing Is Good
If there's one thing this trip taught me, it's what the meaning of the color green is. Green is something that's alive. It's ever-growing, waving hello, and just being. It's preparing places of peace. It's something so alive that it can be there for you or not be there for you. I've always said my… Continue reading Scotland/Ireland- Part 2
When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don't know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.… Continue reading Fill My Heart, Scotland
it starts with a walk around the neighborhood. i'll be home in a minute, carrying eternity in my hands. it starts with wondering what would happen if you carried your camera everywhere with you. what if you were that person? letting your shoulder get used to the burden and letting your heart get attached. you… Continue reading I’ll be home in a minute.
This last week went by so fast. Portland-Salem-Kirkland-Seattle. These are the 4 places I was last week. I tagged along with the Bethel School of Discipleship (BSSD) mission trip in Portland and fell in love with the city. We drove from Arcata on the 7th to Portland and I stayed till the Saturday Market. Also, on… Continue reading -driving fast through a big city at night-