29 Things I Miss About Living In China

I was fortunate to spend the 2012-2013 school year teaching in China. It was an incredible experience. If you happen to spend any in-person time with me, you’ve probably heard me say, “In China…” or “Chinese people…” I tend to talk about China all the time. I’m okay with that, though, because that time abroad grew my faith in incredible ways. Since being back, there are quite a few things I miss dearly.

1) My Students – They are wonderful. I love how sweet Chinese students can be. They smile and enjoy saying, “Hello, teacher.”

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2) Sweet Friends – I’m so thankful for the amazing people I was able to befriend. I learned a lot about how to give freely and show love to those in my life. They were such a great example to me.

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Emily Lofgren’s heart beats for authenticity. She craves true connection where we can be real about our struggles and find hope together. Emily became a Christian in college and since then has had a passion for writing in a way that helps others encounter life. Grab your free copy of her eBook Finding Hope Through the Fog.

33 Ways to Rock This Summer

Now that it’s June, I think it’s safe to say it’s summer! Sure, there are the official dates that signify a change in season, but as long as it’s warm outside and school is out (in America), it’s summer in my book!

I am so happy to see sunshine and nice weather. After experiencing the longest winter of my life, springtime and now summertime are being richly savored.

To make the most of this lovely season, I put together a list of ways to rock this summer. Check it out!

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Emily Lofgren’s heart beats for authenticity. She craves true connection where we can be real about our struggles and find hope together. Emily became a Christian in college and since then has had a passion for writing in a way that helps others encounter life. Grab your free copy of her eBook Finding Hope Through the Fog.