What I Wish I Knew In High School

The day I received my ATAR score was the day I felt like I had failed at my schooling. It was called an ‘ENTER’ back then, and I had been studying my butt off for the previous 2 years to achieve something that would make all the stress worth it. It was a bit weird […]

Reflections on 24

Age is a strange concept; a method of identifying who we are, and why we are here. When I was 5 I wanted to be 4, so 4 became my favourite number. When I was 12 I left primary school.  I remember the exhilaration of leaving behind events, feeing and faces that had haunted me […]

Celebrating a Year of Possibilities

On this day a year ago I was a mess. After applying for many internships and getting oh-so-close to being accepted and moving to the US, I felt like I’d knocked on the last door and it had been shut in my face. I was confused and I was angry: God had promised me that […]

On being brave.

Have you ever had a sinking feeling in your stomach? There are butterflies and then there is the big one; it is the moment your stomach drops on a rollercoaster or the feeling you get before a test. It lies dormant for a while and then slowly awakens as you become aware of a task […]

The Power of Forgiveness

Growing up, forgiveness was something I was instructed to do. I grew up in the church and knew the story of Easter back the front. From the days of felt scene story Bibles to evangelistic sermons in huge arenas, I knew each element of the redemption story well. As far as I could tell, forgiveness […]