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
"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
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
Temporary. Everything is temporary. "Everyone comes naked from their mother's womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart." Ecclesiastes 6:15 This life is temporary, "a chasing after the wind", a simple yet complex illusion. We trick ourselves into believing that what we are living, breathing, doing now means everything. We make idols of school, relationships,… Continue reading what is/is not temporary