Day 16: Learning to Get Settled

I’m nomadic by nature. I’m used to being in limbo, but boy, don’t it get old? I’ve been more or less living out of suitcases for the past 6 years. I spent 3 years abroad and now it’s been almost 3 years since I’ve been home. But I still don’t have my own place andContinue reading “Day 16: Learning to Get Settled”

Are mission trips just modern-day colonialism?

In 2002, I went to another country for the first time.  I was in my teens and quite passionate about religion.  I joined my church on a mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico.  Sadly, I have few pictures of the trip, but my favorite one is of me interacting with a little Mexican boy. From that firstContinue reading “Are mission trips just modern-day colonialism?”

Five Reasons EVERYBODY Should Travel

I was born to travel. I knew from a very young age that I would visit other countries and see the world.  I remember being 13 years old and making a plan that included getting a good job and not having children in order to make my goal of travel more attainable. Well, now I’mContinue reading “Five Reasons EVERYBODY Should Travel”