Most of my fellow participants at the summer exchange program in Copenhagen extended their stay after the program ended to do a lot of traveling in Europe. I would’ve liked to do that, but I didn’t have the luxury of time or money to do so. Nevertheless, I was able to do a bit of traveling beyond Denmark, and, while it wasn’t the grand Europe trip I’d hoped I could undertake, I’m still happy that I got to see a bit of two other countries: Germany and Sweden. Continue reading
I’m sorry for the extremely delayed post, as I became quite busy.
Last July, I went to Copenhagen, Denmark for a summer program that was nearly a month long at the University of Copenhagen. The class I took was about Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophy, focusing particularly on Either/Or and The Sickness Unto Death. Now, I wouldn’t call myself as good in philosophy, but I immensely enjoyed my philosophy classes as an undergraduate student, so, wanting to relive those days, I applied for this program and, fortunately, was chosen.
It was my first time to set foot in Europe, and on my own, at that, so I was excited but nervous. That nervousness soon turned to enjoyment as the days went by.
Since last year, I have been wearing a Miraculous Medal and rosary scapular – Catholic devotional items – around my neck. One day, a friend asked me why I wore those, and I thought I would share my story here. I definitely am not wearing them as a fashion statement or as a way of showing off my religion. This isn’t a preachy or overly religious story, so I suppose that even if you’re of a different religion, atheist, or agnostic, maybe you might find this story worth reading anyway. Continue reading