One week of being less distracted…

So I have survived the first week of my challenge to live without social media, games, reading, etc.apps on my phone and learn how to be present, less distracted and more efficient. I didn't realized how hard this would be until my first afternoon when I was waiting in line somewhere and didn't have something … Continue reading One week of being less distracted…

Wishes

Over the years I have accomplished many things that I am supremely proud of, and well, as many things I am not so proud of, but I don't have regrets. In my 43 years, I have crossed off all of the things I wished for as a child and even a few "bucket list" items … Continue reading Wishes

Story in the Kaifeng News about me and my teaching

安霓珊:我很享受奉献爱心的过程 I was interviewed when I was teaching for a dear friend's school in Kaifeng. This is the article. It is in Chinese, but a friend translated it. I am extremely honored to be apart of this school, and would do it again in a heartbeat. For those that don't know Anni Shan is the … Continue reading Story in the Kaifeng News about me and my teaching

Moments in time…

Having recently moved into my own apartment, I’ve been unpacking my things and came across two boxes, one from my first trip to China and the second one from the most recent trip. Inside were momentos I had collected along the way. I took every scrap of paper and worn train ticket out and touched … Continue reading Moments in time…