I suppose this has been a long time coming.

A sweet friend and fellow Peace Corps Moldova volunteer has put into words what often times is so hard to explain. I too nod my head in agreement in a resounding “Yes, me too!” Olivia, thank you for writing these thoughtful and honest words.

(P.S. – Listen to it with the music in the background. So good!)

calling me home.

[Soundtrack: Lose It – Oh Wonder.  Listen here.]

I haven’t written for nearly a year.  I have more unpublished drafts than I care to admit, but when it came to actually posting these posts, I kept getting hung up.  Nothing felt quite right.  Which is silly since this is a blog to merely update people on my life and experiences serving in the Peace Corps. But the posts felt somehow dishonest. Incomplete. Insincere.

At first I didn’t know why I was having such a hard time writing these posts.  As time progressed it became clear that I was having a hard time with the disconnect between the stories I wished I could share, and the stories I actually could.

The stories I want to be able tell you are ones of success and inspiration and happy endings.  But things here just aren’t that simple.

I want to write the story…

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2 Replies to “I suppose this has been a long time coming.”

  1. Thanks for sharing this – I’m glad I found both of your blogs 🙂 I love the way you choose joy every day. That is exactly how I want to live my life.

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