My 5 Most Influential Reads of 2021

My 5 Most Influential Reads of 2021

It started as a coping mechanism. I was in charge of multiple international young adults and couldn’t turn my brain off. So I picked up 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and took a deep dive into the colourful world of Jules Verne. Then I slept. Four years on, I still...
When Your Childhood Dreams Come Knocking

When Your Childhood Dreams Come Knocking

It was a sleepy little garden in a corner of Oxford, England. No showy signs. No gift shops. Just crooked lines of old gravestones, with pale blue forget-me-nots dotted about. The only reason I knew we were in the right place was an on-the-run Google search and a...
My Top 5 Book Recommendations of 2020

My Top 5 Book Recommendations of 2020

I never used to read. Well, I did in elementary school. Like crazy.  But then high school hit. Being a nerd was helpful for my grades, but it didn’t help my social life. I mean, I still loved reading. I was a writer. A musician listens to albums, a filmmaker watches...
The Downside to Having a Job You Love

The Downside to Having a Job You Love

There’s a downside to having a job you love.  Here in New Zealand, I manage, edit, and write for the blog at YWAM Furnace—sharing testimonies and tips from the mission field. I’m passionate about storytelling and I could spend hours staring at one blog post (or even...