This month marks two years since my biological father passed. I’ve been caught off guard with how I miss him at times. For those new to sharing my journey with me, my father took my mother’s life with a gun when I was 5. He was in such rage, he blacked out and doesn’t remember…

One of the many Bali traditions that made an imprint on my heart was the art of giving. Giving love, joy, beauty, gratitude…there are offerings/blessings (palm leaves, bamboo, flowers, rice, incense) to the Hindu Gods everywhere you go, every turn, every landmark, at all hours of the day. You’ll see people putting their offerings in…

When you immerse yourself in a new culture, you expose yourself to a new way of living. You appreciate everything unfamiliar, and you understand that the familiar lies within the people you cross paths with. While we are all unique and different, no one is like the other; the beauty lies in knowing we are…

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