Humble and Worthy

“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men” (Phil. 2:5-7,  ESV). Recently, someone told me … More Humble and Worthy

Cross-Cultural Beauty

The past month has been a whirl. From waving farewell to Fiji and entering back into life in American, to packing up for college and saying “goodbye” to my friends and family, to jumping into a whole new life at college. It has been crazy and exhausting at times, but it has been so rewarding. … More Cross-Cultural Beauty

Love in the Waves

The wind whipped through my long hair as I sat on a little speed boat, sailing back to Fiji’s main island, Suva, after a beautiful day of relaxation on stunning Beachcomber Island. Even as I thought back through the day, my heart raced, and I couldn’t help but smile, pull out my phone, and type … More Love in the Waves

Everyday Dirt

The blazing sun shone down on me from the deep blue Fijian sky above as I worked my shovel into the hard-packed earth. Pausing for a moment, I leaned against my shovel and wiped the sweat from my face with the back of my hand. I breathed the clean, rural air in deeply as I … More Everyday Dirt

My Island Encounter

I went on a mission trip. I got on a plane, my passport was stamped, and I stepped foot on an island called Fiji. I wanted to expand my horizons, learn about the culture. But I didn’t expect to come home carrying a truth that would change my life. I can still visualize my first … More My Island Encounter