Travel

Discovering Joy in the Unexpected: The Story of a Trash Bag

My fondest memories of travel have little to do with the history of a country or the culture that I experienced. Some of the memories I have closest to my heart have to do with finding joy and happiness in the unexpected, such as when a rainstorm suddenly arises. Onetime when I was 8 years…… Continue reading Discovering Joy in the Unexpected: The Story of a Trash Bag

Intentionality

Tending to Your Friendships, Like You Would a Garden

Imagine that your friends were plants in a garden, and you were the gardener. If you spend more time with them, then the closer you can watch them grow. If you give them more water (or time), then the more they can flourish. If you get rid of more weeds (aka bad friends), then there…… Continue reading Tending to Your Friendships, Like You Would a Garden

Intentionality

I Didn’t Outgrow the Valentine’s Day Cookies

I texted my mom first thing this morning on Valentine’s Day to see if there was a package on its way. I thought maybe it was late. But she quickly responded that there was not one coming… I will start by recognizing that I am 100% spoiled in many ways, and for example, because my…… Continue reading I Didn’t Outgrow the Valentine’s Day Cookies