No one gets left behind

On Thursday of the week I arrived in Vancouver, I decided last minute to participate in the hostel group activity to Quarry Rock hike at Deep Cove. I was in for a surprise – big time. It was really not a good day for me because I left that hike feeling inadequate and second-guessing my … Continue reading No one gets left behind

What a week! [Quick Recap of my first week in Vancouver BC]

I can’t believe that it has been a week since my arrival to Vancouver! So much has happened in such a little amount of time and I am really looking forward to what else is in store for me! To give a recap of all that I have done, I am doing a short list … Continue reading What a week! [Quick Recap of my first week in Vancouver BC]

When the high of travel has faded

It seems as if the wanderlust mindset is teeming with the need to sell everything, pack a bag, and board a plane with the one way ticket you just bought. Granted, I am all for going out into a new culture and experiencing it first hand - but what if you can't? When I'm on reprieve … Continue reading When the high of travel has faded

What travel has taught me

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." Marcel Proust

Community in the midst of confusion (Part One)

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places." Ephesians 6:10-12 ESV

God, give me faith like a child (Part Two)

"Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!" Psalm 33:8 ESV

God, give me faith like a child (Part One)

"My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts," says the Lord. "And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts." Isaiah 55:8-9