Some Words of Wisdom…

Hello readers! Oh how fast time flies….I know we have all been there, right? I am still reeling over the fact that I am now a senior in college. Senior. Before I know it, I will have some pretty big decisions to make. It makes me nervous, yet excited for what’s to come. At this …

So Fresh (Dialogue with Myself)

Welcome back, Hope students! I hope your summer has been more than wonderful. It’s crazy to think that we are all back in this beautiful place, but even crazier to think that I’m a JUNIOR. Oh my. I’m not prepared for this. Anyways, the glaring questions that I get around this time of the year …

Loner Status: Loving It

Sorry for the long pause in writing, followers! It’s been a pretty crazy past month for me – I’ve had to take a summer class (Accounting, gross) which left me with a lot of homework, and basically no social life. This was reiterated daily since my sister is away in Colorado for the summer. I’ve …

Love is in the Air

Welcome back from mid-winter break, everyone! I hope it treated you well. As you all probably know, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! Some people say it’s a pointless holiday, but I think it’s a nice little excuse in the middle of February to tell your friends and loved ones just how much you truly care about them! …

Why 2015 is the Best Year Yet

Despite the fact that it’s only February and we still have 10 months to go, 2015 has already proved to be the best year yet (for me at least). So much good news has come this year, and I am looking forward to so many things things year which is exciting! Let me tell you …

#thatcrutchlyfe

It was just another ordinary Sunday night. It just so happened that that night my friends and I choose to play some walleyball (volleyball in the racquetball rooms). It was game point in the opposing teams favor. They served the ball and one of my team members hit the ball. I could tell it wasn’t …

Day Trip to Versailles

It’s only been a little over one week since I arrived in Paris, yet I feel like I have seen and done so much! Last Saturday, some of the other students and I planned a day trip to visit Versailles. We all met up at one of the metro stops and from there, took a …

The Best Concert of My Life

Listen to this. Just listen to it. Ahhh, wasn’t that great? The first video is of The Brilliance and the second and third video is of Gungor. These videos are from the Hope Student Activities Committee (SAC) sponsored concert that happened last Saturday (01/10/15). They brought in Gungor and had The Brilliance with the Hope Chapel Worship Band open for …

First Days in Paris!

Bonjour from Paris! I officially landed in the City of Light Saturday afternoon after an exhausting 5-hour delay and 8-hour flight. All of it was worth it when I was in the taxi on the way to my host mom’s apartment in the 13th arrondissement. It was surreal driving through each the different neighborhoods and seeing the …

SACsgiving 2K14

This year, I am thankful for family. Despite that it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, we should always be thankful for what we have, and not reserve these thanks for one day out of the year. Everyday is Thanksgiving. We are thankful for life, opportunities, freedom and much more. Psalm 9:1 – “I will give thanks to the …