Grocery Shopping in America

“I walked to the store and bought bananas, bread, and chicken chest!” my international student friend proudly shared with me. I giggled, and asked her “do you mean chicken breast?” Being in a foreign place you are learning a new language, as well as how to do basic,...

What does it truly mean to be KNOWN?

What does it truly mean to be KNOWN? We all want people to notice us, to really understand us. We all want to be KNOWN for who we truly are and still loved. We all want to know others in the same way. To know and be KNOWN is a relationship. It’s what we all desire,...

Braving a New World

It took fifteen minutes before it hit me: the uncomfortable realization that I was no longer in America. All throughout college, I’d wanted to study abroad and travel the world. I thought it’d be the adventure of a lifetime. But that first day as an international...