For the first time in my life, I am crying tears of gratitude. Not tears of gratitude for a new car, or for a promotion at work, or even because the guy I liked surprised me with flowers. Today, today I cry tears of celebration. I celebrate my pain, I celebrate my sorrows… today, I…… Continue reading All For One.
“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” – Mother Teresa I’ve had many reasons to be happy lately. I’ve had a successful summer as an intern of AT&T and I’ve been preparing to take on new endeavors in my life. I also have some really exciting things happening in…… Continue reading Happiness Happens
Writing has always been therapeutic to me. Recently, I have be writing often due to life’s current circumstances. I am not a fan of sharing my pain and hardships with others. To the world, this is “weak”, this is “naive”. Why place myself in a state of vulnerability? But, we are all human. We all…… Continue reading It hurts so good
Recently, I have had many opportunities to work with children. We have shared many artsy moments. The typical 4 year old colors quite viciously. The crayon doesn’t stand a chance!! As a result of the intense coloring, many crayons are broken. I am surprised at the response that some children have. When their crayons break, they immediately look at me…… Continue reading Just keep coloring…
Beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder. Life will be as beautiful as we allow it to be. We can decide to look at the beauty and potential of life, we can see tragedy as a blessing, and we can even transform our view of daily frustrations and view them as tender mercies. There beauty in every aspect of…… Continue reading Beauty is in The Eye of The Beholder.
The last blog I wrote was about reconstruction. I highlighted how changes in our lives were actually a process of reconstruction by God. We are not damaged, we are not broken, we are merely under reconstruction when we feel all things falling apart. Ironically, a week after my blog post, God began an enormous reconstruction process in my…… Continue reading 4 gems.
Normally when I reflect back to a time when life left me flat on my face, I would associate that stage in my life as a stage of brokenness. At some points in my life, I felt damaged as a result of the external or maybe even internal factors in my world. I perceived the situation negatively and almost…… Continue reading Not broken, Not damaged, just under reconstruction.