Family Photos at Joshua Tree

Our kind friend Lukas offered to do a family shoot for us, and if photographs could capture the character and personality of a family, then he did a wonderful job bringing out the best of ours. I say “the best of ours” because God knows that we don’t look this calm and joyful each day….

Overcoming my Depressive Symptoms

Originally, this post was going to be a light one where I would mention tidbits of my self-love journey and personal style. But as I began writing, I felt compelled to share about my struggle with self-acceptance and dealing with depressive symptoms. I beat around the bush about it in previous posts, but this time…

Sayang

Sayang (sah-yang). In bahasa Indonesia, it’s a term of endearment. Calling someone “sayang” is equivalent to calling them “dear”, “darling, or “beloved”. It can also mean “too bad”, “what a waste”, or “pity” when further translated from Indonesian or Tagalog (the language of the Philippines). I remember my dad would call us sayang. Or when I…