Post-college life

I am not going to lie- the last few weeks of college were HARD. The only way I was able to make it through was because I knew that God had called me to go to Loyola and that He would give me strength to see His plan for my life through.

Sea of Clouds

The Story Behind the Song: "Sea of Clouds" https://youtu.be/tMF_ziHlO3E Music by Desiree RobinsonSpoken word by Moresa Robinson and Joshua Byrd Have you ever been so awestruck by the view of the clouds out of your window during a flight? I have, which is where the inspiration for this song came from. As I looked at … Continue reading Sea of Clouds

Song Analysis #1

Tapestry by Hillsong United "In You no thread will ever fray." While assisting campers in an art class with sewing, several kids came up to me needing help with their thread. It's crazy how hard it was for the small thread to get into the eye of the needle and how easy and quickly it … Continue reading Song Analysis #1

Creativity

What does it mean to be creative? Is it an inherent inspiration that only special people can be granted to have? For me, it means making good out of a circumstance, situation, or setup by using limited resources in an unconventional or rarely thought of way or manner. A shorter definition is being resourceful or … Continue reading Creativity

The California Experience 5

Why Did God Send Me to California? Now that I am a bit removed from my time in California, I can see how God was at work in calling me to go. 1. He wanted me to realize where I was spiritually. He showed me what bad habits in my life I needed to more … Continue reading The California Experience 5

The California Experience 4

Have you ever gone on a trip with nearly 30 kids you didn't meet until the first day? I hadn't until August 2016. 10 days. Roughly 30 kids. 4.5 staff members. 2 (maybe more) languages. 4 places to sightsee. 5 different housing situations. On call 24/7. During my Sabbath, I was contemplating whether I would … Continue reading The California Experience 4

The California Experience 3

During the last few weeks of my time in California, I went on a road trip with a couple folks I met via Couchsurfing. This opportunity came at the perfect time as my Airbnb was completely booked and I was unable to extend my stay. At first when I heard this, I was a bit … Continue reading The California Experience 3

The California Experience 2

The summer intensive that I went to Cali for was nothing short of intense. I struggled to get my work done, due to desperately trying to land a short time job, but I realized that God wanted me to have a Sabbath, so I tried to enjoy some time off before school rolled around. I sadly, … Continue reading The California Experience 2

The California Experience 1

Over this summer I have had that absolute privilege to study Hindustani Indian Classical music with composer and Fulbright-Nehru recipient Reena Esmail and Classical and light Indian singer Saili Oak-Kalyanpur. The summer intensive is a three hour session each week for six weeks that aims to bridge some of the gap between Western Classical music and Hindustani … Continue reading The California Experience 1