Confucius is wrong. Leave your heart behind.

Antigua

Years ago when I was moving thousands of miles away from my home and everyone I knew, Mama gave me a bracelet. It was a simple silver cuff. Small and delicate. It was engraved with a quote by the Chinese philosopher Confucius. Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. I try to remember that [Read More...]

Pedicures and Pumpkin Lattes

5 things

Did you know, that at $4.75, seven Pumpkin Spice Lattes cost you about $35. Maybe you’re at Starbucks right now, fueling up before a Saturday afternoon pedicure. That pedicure is going to be another $35. While you’re relaxing in the seat using your $35 per month data plan, your best friend texts you to set [Read More...]

Beyond Poverty & First World Problems is Beauty

Dina and Monica

“I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to people, even those I’ve never met.”  –Anne Frank We walk down a narrow, rocky, muddy path, littered with garbage. We pass by a grandfather with white hair working in a shop, fixing what appears to [Read More...]