The desires of my heart

I have come to understand that what I desire and what I want are two very different things. The things that I want change with every season of my life […]

My forever hero

My aunt is definitely my forever hero.  During the days I spent in the hospital as a kid, she was the one that sat with me there, telling me stories […]

Μου λείπεις.

My heart is yearning for you. “Μου λείπεις” You are missing from me, my beloved, You are missing from me. In Greek you don’t say, “I miss you”. It is […]

First dates with brown girls

He invited her to his condo in the city. “I’ll make you biryani for dinner”, he said. And with those words, she agreed. No girl in her right mind would […]

What’s Next?

First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who has been reading my blogs and commenting. It’s been so great to hear your thoughts and opinions. Anyway, […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Sleep is a wonderful thing

I don’t think I’ve truly appreciated sleep before. In the past I compromised an hour here and there to go out, to catch up on errands, and let my busy […]

Harvest of Joy

I stumbled across these words about a year ago.  And I think someone may need these words today… “Our tears can be seeds that will grow into a harvest of joy […]

The Thief of Joy

It’s true, comparing ourselves to others robs us of our joy. Today I learned just how much it does. Sometimes comparisons can be beneficial, if we use them to better […]

Like the Rose

As days carry on, weeks become months and soon they turn into years. Time flashes by so quickly before us. Every morning I look in the mirror at my face […]

Fernweh

There is a deep longing ache inside my heart. An ache for the unknown. The Germans said it best, “fernweh”. I don’t think the American English translation does it justice, […]

Even salt looks like sugar

It deeply saddens me sometimes when we care so much about someone, trust them, and wish the best for them and yet, their motives aren’t as pure as ours. Sometimes […]

That Moment

The moment you walked up to me, I knew we would never be the same again.

If the stars align

It will be the fate of the stars, if there is nothing to look forward to and this life is what I have been given, I’ll make it wonderful.  I’ll […]

Lucky are those with sisters

In the third grade, however old I was then, I remember being bullied.  School felt so new to me again, after I had spent most of the second grade in […]

The complexity of puzzles

Some days life seems like a puzzle and I’m trying to put the pieces together. It seems as though I have been given all the pieces I need. But why […]