Xunshine

“Just friends”

April 10, 2012 / by

A couple of weeks ago, my best friend, Laura, shared with me a video about why men and women can’t be “just friends.”  The guy in the video interviewed university-aged individuals, asking them...

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Taizé

April 09, 2012 / by

The Taizé community is an ecumenical monastic order with a strong devotion to peace and justice through prayer and meditation….  Prayer and silence are at the heart of the Taizé experience....

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A brief comment on The Hunger Games

April 05, 2012 / by

Mr. Xunshine (Mr. X) and I went to see The Hunger Games last Sunday, and a couple of things stood out to us. 1.  The seats at AMC weren’t cuddle-friendly at all, but that’s not important. ...

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“Local,” or “International”?

March 21, 2012 / by

I never know what to say when people ask me if I’m “international,” and that often puts me in a weird position.  I would tell them, define “international.”  More often than not, they...

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What about me?

March 21, 2012 / by

Why do people even write “About Me’s”?  There is only so much you can say about a person in 9521 pages, and even less within a few paragraphs.  So, why bother? A decade ago, I loved...

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