Poland, I’m here!

Journeys come in different ways. Sometimes we journey in the comfort of our home and other times we have to journey out of our comfort zone and in another country.

Yep, you go that right, I’m in Poland!!! It really hasn’t hit me that I’m in another country because our host home is so nice, welcoming and really made us feel at home.

At first I was a bit worried because this was the first time I was going to a place where I did not speak the language. It’s way different than Haiti because in Haiti I had the basic understanding of creole. Here I have no idea what they are saying. For all I know they could be talking about my bad hair day or my bad breath (hopefully I don’t have bad breath).

I’m starting to pick up a few words like dzen dobry and dzeiekuje. (I had to look up the way to write these words) They are not pronounced like they are spelled. Those two expressions mean good morning and thank you. Continue reading “Poland, I’m here!”

A Heart’s Journey

Hug me just a little longer, just a little tighter. I don’t know when I will see you next. Put this hug in your pocket and keep it until you really need it. These extra cuddles are for you when you’re having a bad day. Don’t waste them on selfishness or pride.

Your heart beats at the same rhythm  as mine, you sigh when I sigh, you roll your eyes when I roll my eyes and nod when I nod. If perfection existed on this earth you would be a close definition.

I remember when we first met, I was shy, annoyed, jealous, confused and yet you seemed so calm and collected. I knew you had struggles but you didn’t want to open up about them. You knew I had struggles and I would never open up to you because I didn’t want you to see my weakness. But now you see my weakness, you know my brokenness and you accept it. You accept it and you still love me. You shared about your weakness and to be quite frank your weakness has only made our bond stronger. It’s because of your vulnerability that we started talking.

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