[Photos] Seeing the world from God’s view and how it kept me sane.

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Kyoto, Japan: My very first God’s-eye view photo, taken in December 2011. This view eventually inspired me to become a photographer.

I feel tiny whenever I see a bustling city as I think about the ocean of people ahead of the game. But it also compels me to work harder because everyone has the same 24-hour quota every day. How we choose to spend our time matters.

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United States of America: New York City, New York. Photos were taken in July 2017

Sometimes, I travel to the same spot to reflect on the past. It helps me to re-evaluate my final goals so I won’t fall into indecisiveness as the going gets tough.

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Tokyo, Japan: (Left) Photo was taken in July 2016 (Right) Photo taken in July 2018
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Kyoto, Japan: (Left) Photo was taken in December 2012 (Right) Photo was taken in July 2016

Not all cities are as inspiring as NYC or Tokyo. But each city grows in their way, beautiful in its form. That was how I learn to accept differences in people. I learned to believe in the goodness of people together with their flaws.

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Guangzhou, China: Photos were taken in May 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Photos taken in November 2018.

Do I prefer to live in a bustling city or a quiet town? I don’t know. But what I know now is that when the view from my home stays the same for too long, then something is not right.

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(Left) Gifu, Japan, photo was taken in July 2016 (Right) Minneapolis, USA, photo was taken in June 2016.

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