If you haven’t already heard- my previously planned mission trip to Mexico during Holy Week (this week) had been cancelled due to recent escalating crimes related to drug cartel in the city. Deaths, Murders, and crimes from left to right. Our group still planned on going but we were restricted to for our protection by our Archbishop. To utilize this week still, we tried to pull together...
Okay, so if you tried to just play that song...
I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles...– Maya Angelou
while I breathe, I hope.
Dum Spiro, Spero.
I noticed, today, that I had only 10 days left until I leave on my mission trip to Mexico. It still doesn’t yet feel like I’m actually going to leave. More importantly, this also means that lent is almost over and curiously, it made me look back at the weeks passed. And I asked myself if I have done enough? Have I fasted, prayed, silenced myself enough to truly experience this lenten...
pages of paradise
I get random wake-up calls from unexpected events. Moments telling me to have better moments. I’ve found that as much as I try to push it away, I have an air-filling-lungs love for the written word. I like to read slow, eyes slightly squinted, and hair tied back. Fully enveloped. It’s a simple favorite of mine.
wake up and smell the coffee
They tell you to say “cheese” before a picture to make you smile. And it works. Today was filled with events of every size. 1. Mexico Mission trip meeting 2. Hang out with Rachel and place her wedding invites into envelopes 3. Mass at St. Therese 4. Musical @ 5th Avenue Theatre 5. Eat on the Ave 6. Basketball with Diana 7. Pictionary with roommates 8. Finish mark-up designs for...
note to self
Under the needle
I keep thinking about the day I will have to leave my new found home here in Seattle. I enjoyed a nice run today. It was too cold to run all the way to Madrona beach so I stayed in the neighborhood. It’s an incredible Seattle neighborhood. Unique and whimsicle. I will miss it. (picture from my neighborhood run) My house sits in the middle of two major Washington skylines. My backyard has...