This is an ode to the kind, beautiful, selfless strangers who have gone out of their way to help me out through my journey. ☀️🇧🇷 Those who completely changed their path just to make sure I got to my destination safely. Those who patiently waited as I spoke my choppy português and they tried to… Continue reading Face to Face: Ode to the kind at heart
The first picture is probably what you expect a typical Brazilian to look like, but like me a few years ago--your assumption would be dead wrong. One thing that fascinates me most about Brazil is that it is one of the few places where look so uniquely different but speak and have to same native… Continue reading Representation
Not all wanderers are lost, some find their way to Bahia...
Hello world, Today I woke up to feeling joyous and jubilant---well more than usual. I challenge you all this day to take a took at your life, really examine it and then look at the position you are in right now. That is what I did this morning. I am in a country I had… Continue reading The tree that bends but does not break
This begins the first series of post about the wonderful people that I have met in Salvador! Please stick with me, enjoy, and give me your feedback!
hello world, Today marks a full day three of my time here in Salvador and I must say I have just had the BEST day. But I have to say, it didn't just come from me waking up and having a good day thrown on me, i had to take the dive and make it… Continue reading Choose better, and better you will be!
Oi! Coming to you all the way from the beautiful Salvador---I MADE IT! There are always some bumps in the road when it comes to me getting from point A to point B but nonetheless, I have to say this trip was smooth sailing. I had two connections, one in Atlanta and one in Rio… Continue reading I made it!
It is officially t-2 days until I leave for my trip to Salvador de Bahia, Brazil! Excited?---YES; scared out of my mind and internally freaking out?---DUH. Nonetheless, I am SO thrilled about this new adventure I will be embarking on. For those of you who do not know, I am going to Brazil for an… Continue reading Travel bound!
Oh how time changes. As the new year is almost underway and I am celebrating Christmas, I started to reflect on this past year. Just last year, my family of eight were living in an apartment. I remember the feeling joyous around the holiday but also the grace uncertainty of not knowing when we would… Continue reading Life comes at you fast
Forgiveness. Such a simple word; but such a complex concept to grasp and implement in our daily lives. I am across this verse as I was reading today: If you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. - Mark 11:25 I try not to speak… Continue reading forgive who? forgive you.