Who are we?


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Hello everyone! I’m Patsy!

I was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. I went to Penn State (WE ARE!), I graduated, and then moved to Philadelphia where I currently live with 3 awesome roommates.

I’m a Healthcare Consulting Analyst by day and a painter by night. I love to eat good food, spend time with people I love, read books, and talk to people about Jesus.


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 Greetings! I’m proudly from Juniata Park, Philadelphia and a devoted Philly sports fan (please pray for me!). I’m passionate about Jesus and justice, so I graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Criminology, and I’m a soon to be M. Div student at Westminster Theological Seminary (please pray for me!).

When I’m not scouring the local thrift stores for the greatest deals, you can find me running or reading the latest book written by Timothy Keller!

What is this blog about?


This is a lifestyle blog of two 20-something Christians in a dating relationship who live to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. In this blog, we will share our life, faith, and art with you.

We hope that you will leave our blog encouraged!

Why “The Happy Exiles”?

If you’re curious as to why we called ourselves, The Happy Exiles, see this post.