what would I tell myself?

Six months ago I sat along the waterfront in Toronto after being assigned the final project of my degree. I remember feeling like I was standing at the bottom of a mountain getting ready to climb it, unsure of how the hike to the top would turn out. Sitting there on a beautiful sunny day […]

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what it really means to be brave

“Brave” was the last word I would use to describe myself. I thought it meant doing risky things. Culture talks about bravery like a medal of honour; it seems to have to involve doing something scary or out of the ordinary. I thought to be brave I’d have to face all my fears and force […]

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so you’ve graduated, what’s next?

I remember the day in 2014 when my parents and I attended the spring open house at my college. The coordinator briefly mentioned capstone, the major final project of the PR degree program. Walking out of that classroom and knowing in my gut that this program was for me also meant that capstone hung over […]

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believing that you can’t

Not too long ago, I red-inked a journal entry. Yup, the girl with OCD-tendencies regarding permanency wrote a very long and personal note on a circumstance that was happening in her life in red ink. That’s how confident I felt in it (note: every other page is written in pencil). I can sense God laughing […]

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my prayer for 2018

Most people ring in the New Year in a glamorous way, however, I spent mine in my car, driving, and alone. But here’s the thing: I chose that, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I had spent the past four days at a conference in Toronto and my roomie (aka best bud) and I […]

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finding peace in stress

I’m honestly amazed at the irony of this post. I sit at my laptop in midst of the most insane, stressful, busy, and completely overwhelming semester of my life, and yet… I find myself drawn to my blog. Although it does serve as a nice procrastination method, this is sincerely and genuinely my remedy. I […]

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