What is "Another Paradise"?
Another Paradise is a blog on belonging, simple as that. But what you see today has absolutely evolved,even though its core foundation has remained the same.
In May 2014, I was about to graduate high school and wanted a way to document all that was about to happen. "An MK Thing" was the innocent musings of an extroverted idealist, and my writing were to continue in this way until I forgot my password a few months later, whoops ;)
As I left my island home after graduation, "Another Paradise" was born, and "Facing America after Finding Home" became my mantra (on and off the blog). Writing became my outlet as I fought to adjust to American culture after 3 years of living in (and falling in love with) Papua New Guinea.
While I didn't share most things on the internet, I wrote to find peace. I wrote because writing requires my full-attention, and when I'm writing, nothing else seems to matter.
A lot has changed since then, and it's safe to say this blog has grown with me. While "Facing America" is no longer my obstacle, it was a truly valuable season of my life, and it paved the way for "a blog on belonging".
Now, I write about Place in the areas that pertain to me today-- adulthood, marriage & living amidst transition.
I hope you enjoy it! If you do, please like & share!
The heart behind it:
Life is awkward and belonging is complicated. Finding home is the beautiful disaster and never-finished byproduct of being fallible & finite.
This is exactly why I created this blog in 2014, in fact. It's now become a record of the most difficult transitions I've faced so far, and what a blessing it is to continue to do so.
The purpose of it:
To inspire, inform and advocate on account of being human, and deeply loved by God.
To provide a resource for belonging, hope and a love beyond condition.