My death wish is the same as my life wish–that the people of Japan may know deep down in their being that the God of the universe, the God of power and planets and peace and rollie-polies, the God of love and light and hope–may they may know He loves them. And not in the watered down American cultural notion of love, but really, loves them.
Stephen Falke is currently a student at George Mason University, studying English and Japanese. He grew up in Fairfax, Virginia, with his parents and six brothers. Though he is not yet published, Stephen Falke maintains a blog about his experiences with studying abroad in Japan at Gaijin’s Dream, and he has written poetry and a few short stories over the years. He has become an aspiring writer and teacher, and hopes to move to Japan after graduation to begin his career.