I became a teenager when the “Purity Culture” in the height of its intensity. I read I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris and When God Writes Your Love Story by Eric and Leslie Ludy. God was going to send me my Prince Charming on a dazzling unicorn and we would be swept up in… Continue reading Love Notes
Dear Romeo, Our story was like a fairytale something that only happens in the movies or novels. I could see you orbiting like a moth circles a flame. Gently enough that it showed your interest, but not enough that it was creepy. You were lingering in my peripheral vision. It wasn’t until you wandered back… Continue reading Thanks for the Sweater
Last year, I did a little bit of traveling. Without even realizing it I visited three of the biggest cities in the United States. Quite by accident. If I had gone to a popular church conference (GYC for those who know) I would have made it to the fourth biggest city. I actually hate cites.… Continue reading Reflections from the 3 biggest cities in the U.S.
There are people like Abraham who left his homeland to go to a place he didn’t even know because God said to. Although my parent have done this multiple times, I still like to be stable. I still hesitate when called into the unknown. Sometimes, my actions seem impulsive, but generally I have been quietly… Continue reading Reflections on Being Available this Summer
I took advantage of the long weekend around President’s day to get out in nature. A friend invited me to join his ministry called F5 Challenge on a camping trip to Joshua Tree. It’s has been awhile since I have gone camping. I really miss the days of our annual pilgrimage to Redwood Campmeeting every summer.… Continue reading How to Survive a Camping Trip in Joshua Tree in the Winter
I miss Puerto Rico, but I miss wandering around it with my siblings more. One of my favorite places was the El Faro de Rincón. It had so many facets around it to explore. You could tread over sand to the south or clamber over rocks to the north. You could see the flag planted… Continue reading Memories at Rincon’s Lighthouse
Beep… Beep… Beep.. I am always anxious when I talk to my parents. There’s the looming fact that the connection could go down at any moment. Even worst, what if they have a need I can’t meet? I always wonder if we will fit in everything important. Should I tell them everything that has been… Continue reading Mi Familia se levanta (My family rises again)