In you, I found home

The American novelist Chuck Palahniuk said it best: “I am the combined effort of everyone I have ever known.” And in this combined effort, I have created some semblance of a home. I tend to find pieces of myself in people. As I meet new people and our relationships ebb and flow, so too do […]

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To be vulnerable

This semester I have the privilege to join other SFU students in the 2018 Civic Innovation Change Lab, presented together by Radius SFU, SFU Beedie School of Business, CityStudio, and SFU Semester in Dialogue. I will definitely be reflecting a lot more on my experience in the Change Lab as the semester goes on, but suffice […]

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Lessons from the amazing 2017

The end of the year always brings about real nostalgia, reflection, and just constantly thinking about how quickly time has passed and how much things change over time. In particular, this year was a watershed year for me, because I could feel myself grow and change in different ways. I could feel myself age (weird, […]

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My one year conversion anniversary!

This year marks one year since my conversion. One year ago, at the Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) annual conference Rise Up, I experienced God in a new and profound way. To better explain, I will share my testimony, which I wrote and shared at the CCO Founder’s Dinner in Vancouver, which took place in November […]

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“For no word from God will ever fail”

“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her. With Christmas just days away, we have prepared our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus into the world, to set into motion God’s grand plan for our salvation. Of course, Jesus is the main […]

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My 5 favourite places: Pizza edition

There is no contest: my favourite food is 100% pizza. Over the years I have grown to enjoy pizza so, so much. Everything from delivery, to frozen, to pizza parties and fancy flatbread, it has become such a staple in my life. There is so much variety to it and I know for a fact […]

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5 Things I learned from the best semester of my life

With the end of another semester, I always get the feeling of relief. I’m happy to pack away the stress, the assignments, and the readings I will probably never touch again. But this semester is really bittersweet. And I can say this with certainty: it was an incredible semester. All the things I was able […]

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