1. You always have a choice When I told him that I was not going to church anymore so that I can choose to go to church he said, “But Esther, I thought you always had a choice.” That statement is really profound, because it’s really true. We are not bound to our situations; there … Continue reading I always have a choice
Yes. This is the life. I just finished meditating with this view as my focus point. Who would've thought that Boston would be so beautiful? I'm currently staying with a coworker until I move into my own place next weekend. My coworker is literally walking distance from the ocean. So it's only reasonable that I walk … Continue reading Boston is beautiful
So, I'm annoyed. My siblings are here for the holiday and I am so grateful and happy to have them here. More people means more joy and laughter but also more hurt and judgement. I've been making an effort to be less judgmental and more empathetic and I've been talking about it with my family. … Continue reading Judgment and other ramblings
As I noted in a previous post, I've been anxious about looking for work. In the post before, I mentioned that I need prayer for a car and good credit. Unfortunately, I still don't have any offers for a full-time job, I don't have a car and I still have bad credit. I'm starting to … Continue reading Grateful for empathetic friends
My mother is a strong willed devoted mother and Seventh Day Adventist Christian. Unlike my father, she is anchored in her beliefs. She has no doubt in her mind that her faith is founded in truth, which is the Bible. She knows that she is right. As she prayed for me this morning she mentioned … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Ma
My dad is what I’d like to call a free spirit. He isn’t tied to a religion yet he still manages to have a very large range of spiritual beliefs. On one hand he claims that Jesus is not God but rather a man who has reached the highest level of spirituality, similar to Buddha. Yet, … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Poppy
We all have our ups and downs within our relationships with our parents. There are moments that we can’t wait to see them after a long semester of college and then there are times when we just can’t stand them. A lot of times, we focus mainly on the problems we have with our parents … Continue reading Thank God for Parents!