Personal Growth, Seasonal Activities

Summer sweetness amid life’s bitterness

When I was a kid, I lived for summer. Afternoons spent splashing in the pool, sleeping on blankets in the grass, and slurping frozen ice pops – those were the days. It was pure bliss. Even when I was in college, I still thought of summer with eager anticipation. Summers as a college student looked different,… Read More Summer sweetness amid life’s bitterness

Cross-Cultural Interaction, Seasonal Activities

What I’m looking forward to this Advent

Advent – the four weeks before Christmas – is a time of expectation and excitement. Hopefully, you have been able to sit down and think about some things that you’re expecting and planning for in the upcoming year. If you’re feeling a little stuck, however, I thought I’d give you some assistance to help get… Read More What I’m looking forward to this Advent

Personal Growth, Seasonal Activities

Life lessons I learned while lost in a corn maze

I went to a corn maze again this year.  It was a significantly better experience than last year.   When you’re going through a corn maze, you are usually given a small printed map of the maze to help you find your way around.  It’s incredibly helpful – if you know how to read it.… Read More Life lessons I learned while lost in a corn maze