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    Understanding Our Role

    I helped counsel at a junior high/high school Christian camp in Northern California this past Thanksgiving. It was cool. The end, thanks for reading. (just kidding) In all honesty though, it was an amazing experience. Along with a couple of other new counselors, this was my first time ever counseling and working with this age group, and it was immensely eye-opening. Before the camp I felt so out of touch with what middle school/high schoolers were into nowadays and what they may be struggling through. I kept thinking: how do I relate to them? How can I help them understand their faith in Christ more? I prayed for months before…

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    Planning It Out

    “You are more of a careful planner than a natural improviser.  Agree/Disagree?” Me: “…Agree…I think…?” I decided to take an online Myers-Briggs test a couple weeks ago. To be honest I’ve done these tests multiple times before, but I wanted to do one again just to see if anything changed. Turns out it was the same: ENFJ. In case that doesn’t make sense, ENFJ means that I have tendencies to be More “Extroverted” rather than an “Introverted” More “Intuitive” than I am “Sensing” More prone to “Feeling” rather than “Thinking” and more prone to “Judging” rather than “Perceiving” their situations (kind of confirms that I’m more of a planner than…

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    I Wish It Wasn’t Like This

    I originally wrote this when I was still in high school, towards the end of my senior year, and posted this on my Tumblr page. I haven’t really blogged publicly since, so I thought it was fitting to put this up as my first post as something to look back to and see how I’ve grown. A lot of this still rings true to me today, but some of it doesn’t. The reason I wrote this back in the day was because of the numerous amounts of discussions I would get into with my close non-Christian friends about faith. I think there was an air of frustration that I just…