YAV alum Quantisha Mason wrote a newsletter article in which she stated that it’s important to accept failure in our experiences. A lot of what we try in life may lead to failure, and that’s not always a bad thing. I did my best to compile a list of stories from this past year to show times that I didn’t succeed. I hope to be truthful in conveying the stories behind photos and social media posts of my past year and hope that they challenge you to be okay with imperfection.
Happy July to US sisters and brothers and kapatids here in the Philippines. With only two weeks to go in my year of service, I thought I’d take a break from packing and share a bit about an activity I’ve been able to participate outside of my work at Little Children of the Philippines since … Continue reading Fear the lady dragon: A thank you to unexpected family in Dumaguete
Hello readers! I hope you are well despite floods in my hometown last week and many hardships occurring around the world in the past two months. I hope to provide updates for you on my work and life here as the clock slowly ticks toward my July 31 departure date. April and May are summer … Continue reading April & May: The Beginning of the End
Happy April, everyone! It’s the hottest in the Philippines that it’s been since I arrived, since summer here is April to June. Maybe the heat is spreading, since I heard loved ones in the U.S. are finally getting a dose of spring weather! I hope all reading this are well. I thought I would share … Continue reading Message on Courageous Hope in the Philippines & A Word on Future Plans