The Language of Circumstances

January 29, 2015 Today’s reading from Oswald Chambers’ daily devotional, “My Utmost For His Highest” immediately made me think of some of my favorite ripe banana stories. Here’s what it said: “Has the voice of God come to you directly? If it has, you cannot mistake the intimate insistence with which it has spoken to…

Ti Voglio Bene

Originally posted on View from the Fifth Floor:
In language school I learned that many Italians would not say, “I love you” as in “Ti amo” outside of a romantic relationship.  Even between family members (parent to child or whatever) it is more common to use, “Ti voglio bene” which might be translated, “I want…