I am writing this post as I sit in the hot and humid living room of my apartment in Hong Kong. It's strange hearing the news about DACA from 8,040 miles away from home. It reminds me of when I was away when Donald Trump was sworn in as president. A wave of despair and… Continue reading #HeretoStay
It's hard to find the line between a high point and a low point. I'm not sure when I started to slip back into a low. Tracing back time to figure out when exactly I started to feel so tired and heavy is hard. I remember when I was home for a bit on July… Continue reading tired
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13 I've always wanted to believe I am a strong person. Who wouldn't want to be strong? I deluded myself into thinking that I could tuck away my insecurities, self-loathing, and struggles with mental health... I let bitterness and hatred fester inside of me… Continue reading finding my strength
edit: edited & reposted to my study abroad blog on 8/26 “你返香港呀？” or “你幾時返香港呀？” Translation: "You're going back to Hong Kong?" or "When are you going back to Hong Kong?" Both are questions I have been getting from my family ever since I announced my acceptance to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) for… Continue reading 返香港
A short haiku I wrote while staring out the window of the engineering library during finals week... Staring out, I want to curl up in the soft soil below and just melt.
I haven't changed locations. I'm still in Ithaca, but I feel like this is a fresh start. My sophomore spring semester has finally ended. I actually ended up doing really well this semester despite many trials and tribulations. I only have God to thank for that! He has really been with me every step of… Continue reading a fresh start
Words can offer some solace from the world in the form of a story, a poem, an interesting article tucked in the middle of your newspaper. I find comfort in these words, put together like my favorite soft faux fur blanket. But words can also cut you open and make you bleed. These words come… Continue reading throwing up