Giving It All Up

The Cellular and Molecular Medicine curriculum is definitely keeping me on my toes! We finished Gross Anatomy which I enjoyed immensely. It was challenging but fascinating to understand how the body looks under the skin and what it's capable of doing. We moved right into Cell Biology which I'm not overly fond of. The pathways … Continue reading Giving It All Up


Our Greatest Friend

I turned on my Pandora hymn station tonight and the first song that played was one of my favorite hymns. Such a beautiful reminder. What a friend we have in Jesus All our sins and griefs to bear And what a privilege to carry Everything to God in prayer Oh, what peace we often forfeit … Continue reading Our Greatest Friend


Yesterday, I was asked if I could write a short feature piece detailing my educational journey. A friend of mine is on a committee that is putting together a program that supports and promotes higher education for Polynesian youths and their parents. The committee has been posting feature pieces of Polynesian individuals who have graduated … Continue reading Pride


One of our local churches began holding evangelistic meetings at the local community college. Last weekend, before the meeting began, Dr. DeRose gave a health presentation on the connection between blood pressure and spirituality. Dr. DeRose is an Adventist internist and practices preventative medicine. He told an interesting story about two different women who quit smoking. … Continue reading Changes