July 23, 2014

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on this day.

It’s pretty shocking when I think about how on this day, for the past three years, I was in a different geographic location. Such a random thing to blog about, but as I reflect on my journey up to where I am now, I think about all of the different touchpoints which have had significance […]

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July 22, 2014

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the art of breaking bread

Walking through Philly the other day, I came across this statue of Jesus (see above): Jesus holding bread. Broke the bread, and in an open palm gesture, the bread was offered for all. ALL. Nothing profound here, only that this statue had me reflecting on Jesus’ care and love for anyone and everyone that came […]

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July 19, 2014

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what do i know?

There is certainly a vulnerability in not knowing. Today I finished my second class: Economics of Developing Countries. While there was an emphasis on economics (obviously), the greater lessons which I found was with the application of these facts and discussions. No doubt the economy plays a huge role with development in the most vulnerable […]

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July 15, 2014

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MA in Life

  Love people. Today I finished my second day of formal classes in my MA program. Ah! In some ways, I’m still shocked that I even started this new journey, but the grace is that I finally met my cohort, and the group of students ahead of me who are starting their second year (a […]

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May 11, 2014

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distracted by mothers.

Today I was pretty distracted at church. That doesn’t usually happen that much, but I suppose because of the celebration of that which was Mother’s Day today…I had a lot more on my mind, than I thought when I first walked in and sat down in an empty seat. I started off my day talking […]

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February 24, 2014

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love is strong.

this week, we celebrate the life of Ryan Ly. a couple of days ago, my friend told me that our friend Ryan was not doing too well, and unfortunately his body took a turn for the worst in a matter of hours. here’s a post i wrote last year, as i reflected on the importance […]

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February 17, 2014

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international development and its goodness.

I recently came across the book, “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid” by Jessica Alexander. This book serves as the memoirs of a then-young woman who held positions as a humanitarian aid worker in various parts of Africa, and later was instrumental in international relief efforts for other disasters, such as […]

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