Happy New President

Happy New President

So this is really happening...

I don't know about you but this whole experience of living in America in the year 2016-early 2017 seems surreal to me. Many of my older colleagues have compared it to Germany right before Hitler took office, while some of my more religious companions compared it to the new Pharaoh in Egypt who did not know Joseph (Exodus 1:8). However you decide to make sense of it, I'm sure that we can all agree that it there is an eerie type of difference about our President Elect and his upcoming service. Unlike many people I know, I wasn't surprised when Trump got elected. 

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That one time I...Took a Social Media Break

That one time I...Took a Social Media Break

So this one time…a few months back I decided to take a hiatus from social media. I didn’t have some major epiphany, I didn’t join a convent, I didn’t get pregnant; I just wanted to take a break. I found that my “quick” moment to click through a few snaps and scroll my time line had increased from the intended 5-7 minutes to more like 20-30 minutes of unproductive time that I would never get back. That’s when I realized I needed to give it a rest.

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That one time I...Adventured to Houston

That one time I...Adventured to Houston

So this one time I decided to travel to the beautiful city of Houston, Texas. I was greeted with mild weather, friendly residents, and a somewhat intimidating expressway. It was my first time vacationing alone and I must say that I plan to do it a lot more often. Although I was physically by myself, I know God was with me; and with just Him and I, I had an amazing time. I realized that there was much joy, peace, and freedom in exploring an unfamiliar city without the pressure of conforming to the desires of others. There wasn’t a day that I was bored, annoyed, or regretting my decision in going there.

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