charity & service


January 19, 2015

The Elixir of Growth

Mohandas Gandhi believed that none of the world's religions had a monopoly on wisdom and that all of them were the same at their core. He was much more concerned with the actions we take in the service of one another, especially in the service of the poor and oppressed.
December 11, 2014

I Am My Brothers’ Keeper

Almost my whole entire life my primary focus has always been to make others happy by helping to solve problems in their lives. I have always had compassion for helping others in need whether it be tangible (by giving things)...
October 29, 2014

Taking a Leap of Faith

I believe that people should live beyond their comfort zone. People should test their limits and be bold. I spent a week working in a village in Honduras this summer and at times it was extremely uncomfortable and awkward, but...
June 26, 2014

Selfless Service In Life & Leadership

I reference a quote from Warren Bennis, an expert in leadership studies and business management, On Becoming a Leader. “The point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself, and to use yourself completely – all...
June 18, 2014

Humanity Lives On

I believe in the human kindness that exist in all of us, though there is great darkness that exist in the world. The light that is our humanity shines through it all, through my grandmother who nurture all children regardless...
June 18, 2014

A New Perspective

It was a brisk winter morning as I drove down the freeway to the children’s hospital for my first day volunteering on the pediatric oncology floor. I was excited yet anxious, as I didn’t know what to expect or what...
June 13, 2014

You Can Truly Make A Difference

I believe that no matter how big or small an action is that it can truly make a difference. Maybe it is a friendly smile, a hand wave, a “how are you doing”, or maybe even paying for someone’s food...
June 10, 2014


I believe in dance. Dance as a universal language and dance as a therapy. There are all different types of dances these days : Contemporary, Jazz, Hip-hop, Modern, Ballet and etc. Even though dancers have to use different muscles, use...
June 5, 2014

“How Far Does Your Hand Reach?”

I believe that a helping hand can make a difference in one’s life, not only your own but those around you. When I was little my Grandma wrote a song about all of us grandchildren to which there were many....