Andiamo is an important word for me. While studying abroad in Italy two summers ago, I truly learned how to rest in God’s presence. Thousands of miles from home, with only a handful of friends and my measly Italian, I often sat with God and explored my new city alone. One of our tour guides, … More Andiamo, Let’s Go!
I suffer from terrible insomnia. Growing up, I was a great sleeper. I was notorious for sleeping well past noon on Saturdays — which I now regret, as I see it as a waste of half a day…but at the time, it was so, so nice. When I hit college, around my freshman summer, I … More I’m Wide Awake: On Insomnia & Anxiety
I’m a low-key escape artist. I have a continual habit of hopping from place to place, town to town. I’m not quite sure what I’m in search of or why I do this, perhaps it’s an innate restlessness I feel when I’m settled down for more than a couple of years. In the past … More Prone to Wander
When I was little, my family called me Mae Mae. I was adopted into a Dallas suburb family with loving parents — who I like to call Dear Tim and Sweet Denise — and an older brother, Braden. Three years later, we were joined by my baby brother Nathan.”Mei mei” means little sister in Chinese. … More Call Me Mae, Be