Category Archives: OTR 2017

I’M STILL ALIVE

Sincerest apologies for such a delayed blog update! One would think that things would become more chill after the conclusion of the academic semester…. #nah #humbled #flexibility Couple of personal highlights (before diving into ministry highlights): My driver’s license has … Continue reading

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“That Was LIVE”

Back at it again with another update on my OTR endeavors! Here’s the thing, folks: writing these blog posts has made me realize one very important thing about myself… I AM A SLOTH  (Madeline, if you’re reading this… I hope … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

Hi folks! Still alive and thriving on Graeter’s Ice Cream with my best friends 😀 (I dare you to guess how many times I’ve had Graeter’s since the start of my internship) Might wanna grab a cup of tea or coffee and … Continue reading

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And Still You Know Me…

“Nothing is hidden from your sight Wherever I go, you find me You know every detail of my life You are God, and you don’t miss a thing“ – From Bethel Music’s “You Know Me“ You know the bone-chilling moment … Continue reading

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Wholehearted Pursuit

This past Friday marked the 1-month milestone for my mission trip here in OTR… To echo back to a previous post… “NAAAAAAANI!?!?!?!?!?!?!?” (Roughly translated to “REALLY NOW!? ‘CAUSE-IT-FEELS-LIKE-I’VE-BEEN-HERE-FOREVER-ALREADY” – I’m still not an expert in Japanese linguistics, but I’d like … Continue reading

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Settling In

“I am the vine, you are the branches… Apart from me, you can do nothing” – John 15:5 In just a little over a week of being present here in OTR, this verse alone has spoken so much truth into … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far…

I am literally just hours away from boarding my flight to Cincinnati, Ohio… … Hours away from starting a brand new chapter in a (somewhat) brand new environment… All I can really say at this point is:     NANI!?!?!?!?!? (Roughly … Continue reading

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