How to properly love your friend who’s going through illness in the family

Today I had the privilege of chatting with a longtime friend by the name of Kathy Yachouh (far left of the picture.) If you’ve been in or around the Markham community (or Middle Eastern GTA communities even) you probably know this woman and her family. You know they’re a pillar of light and hope and […]

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Why I stopped creating and how it made me sick

Hey you, long time no talk! I may or may not have abandoned my passion for writing a little way past its bedtime. And, it may or may not have had an effect on me this past year. Please bear with me as I try to flush out so many thoughts that stayed stored away […]

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YouTubers I’ve been watching instead of Netflix lately

This lent, I decided to give up New Girl on Netflix after considering the typical omnivore diet. As tempting as it’s been to turn on Netflix and push aside my plans to take part in the occasion, I’m doing it in hopes of gaining more time with God – whether it gives me more time to […]

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Every job I’ve had and what each one taught me about myself and the world

I’ve been reflecting on the past couple of years of my life lately (because I’m getting to the point where I have to make decisions, ugh.) I believe if you want to look forward in life you should probably look back first to see number one: how far you’ve come, and number two: what you can […]

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Reading Week : 3 things that have taken up my break for the past 3 years

I’m sure I can speak for any University student (who had a rough first half of this semester & who took advantage of last week) when I say: this past break was so well needed. I spent my reading week: 1. on an annual retreat with my church’s youth, 2. catching up with good friends over coffee […]

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Make wall art for your home or future classroom in 15 minutes

I’m on Reading Week right now as a University student – which is basically March Break in February. I never really understood whether I’m supposed to be studying during this time or whether I should be resting… because some of my professors say, “Well since you have more time, here’s more work” but then there’s […]

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How to answer to your calling when so many phones are ringing #GLamour

This Valentine’s day I’m reflecting on love. But, as much as I’d like to write on the things to look for in a significant other, or on the concept of loving yourself before anybody else does, I’ve been facing an ongoing dilemma with my life for the past couple years and it’s this: What do […]

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