Living Out Our Calling in the World – When Passion and Needs Connect

I just finished working as an emcee at a 3-day youth conference in Oregon. With 700 teens gathered together, dynamic speaker Mike Patin, and an awesome band let by Curtis Stephan, it was an amazing weekend and I came back feeling both inspired and refreshed. Living Out Our Call for...

Navigating out of Unemployment – A Traveler’s Perspective

The rushing wind. The gradual rumble then shaking of ground and walls. Red lettered signs blinking next arrivals. A scratchy intercom voice, unintelligible over the clatter and echo throughout the tunnels. Trains arrive, doors slide open, people rush in and out. Doors shut. Trains leave. Rumbling and wind. More people...

Easy Glazed Pear Tart

  After browsing several recipes for pear tarts, I decided to go off on my own little path and experiment. Lucky I did. This was probably one of the easiest things I’ve baked, and I about collapsed in my chair from delight as I took my first bite. Yes. It was that...

Stuffs To Do on Filipino Time…

  Here is my to-do list for today: 1. Drink coffee. 2. Eat breakfast. 3. Relax. Just kidding. My actual do-list is much more substantial, even though I am unemployed. There’s just a lot I want to do at this time in my life and now that I have a...

“…Find the Courage to Live it.”

A two year service contract to the Peace Corps seemed like quite a commitment but I signed away with reckless, though happy, abandon. Two years suddenly turned into three and by then, some family members and friends began to wonder if I was ever going to come back. “She’s going...

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Philippine Adventures

  Mabuhay! I recently served in the Philippines for three years (2011-2014) as a Peace Corps volunteer. I was assigned to a small NGO in Baguio City which is located in the mountainous region of the country. My work consisted of a variety of youth and family programs including life...