The Guiding Hand of Life and Mentorship

This is a photo of me from early 2018, when I was backpacking the Philippines. I met many wonderful people, and learned a lot about who I was and who I didn’t want to be while on this trip. This woman helped me not become stranded in the middle of nowhere as I rode a bus through one of the islands.

When I look back at this photo, I remember how much I thought I knew at the time. And the reality…