year abroad :: emotion

A month in now. More than a month. And that just seems crazy. Raging hormones, slight homesickness and just general frustration at life have led me for the second time this week to sitting on a park bench crying. But, I have the best view. The bench overlooks a gorgeous old tree whose trunk is […]

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year abroad :: frustration

*Disclaimer: This is along the lines of a rant.* I’m feeling a little regretful that I lost track of journaling my days here in Libourne, especially when it comes to a writing a new blog post, but when I’m alone, I just want peace. Or, my bed. I just want to shut my eyes and […]

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wellbeing :: self-care

So I’ve hit that horrible point of summer. That nearly the end of August therefore nearly the end of summer phase which seems to result in me feeling blue. At the moment this feeling is heightened by anxiety as I’m stressing over sorting things to move away to France. So far, I’m doing okay handling […]

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love :: the greatest

One past experience has chance my outlook on love forever. I can't really say I was in love but who knows. Love is powerful and overcomes you, and makes you blind. You don't see how someone is crippling you until after a relationship ends. "Your intelligence intimidates me" is a line from a guy that I will […]

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love :: rainbow

It’s quite hard sometimes to be a “milennial” (despite being born in the nineties) and a Christian. It’s challenging. Although as a society, we’re a lot more accepting, we’re also a lot more defensive yet on the attack at the same time. So, adding Christianity to this battle already can make muddling through the early years […]

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love :: someone 

This post is being written at a time when I know there’s people in my world dealing with stuff. I hope my reflection on this topic will help someone and begin a healing process.  HEARTBREAK When heartbreak happens, it’s like being gutted with a knife like a fish. But, the thing to remember is you’re […]

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life :: you

Honestly. Please.  Do you. Do things for you. Make time for you. Love you. Enjoy you. Explore you. Grow you.  You’re one of a kind. No one is like you, no one has the same DNA.  You were made in God’s image no matter whether you’re a man or a woman.  Your soul shines brightly […]

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