I’m an external processor so sometimes I don’t realize something until I say it out loud. While debriefing the semester with my staff team today I reflected on what brings me joy in ministry… “I love that I can bring my whole self to this ministry with international students!” I exclaimed, “I feel like I … More being my whole self… gold hair and all!
When I think of American immigrant stories, I think of my early ancestors who came from Europe, or the wave of Chinese immigrants in the last century, or the recent influx of immigrants from Mexico. Rarely would I imagine an immigrant who looks like me but grew up in a completely different cultural context. My … More Nalisniki and faith
Where are you from? This is one of the hardest questions for me to answer. I usually say, “Well, I spent my 18 years of childhood growing up in Hong Kong and Taiwan, lived in California for 10 years while attending college and starting my work, and now I live in Hawaii… does that answer … More I am from… ?