Not By Chance

Today’s Reminder of God’s Sovereignty: Today I went to Catania to pick up my new visa document. Or at least that was my plan in going to Catania. This document has been ready for several weeks and after two other failed attempts to go to Catania earlier this week, today was going to be the…

The Best Birthday Yet

How my 30th birthday went from the most dreaded to the best yet! This is a bit overdue. Many of you were so awesome to participate in my Random Acts Of Kindness (RAOK) birthday project back in August (2012) and have been inquiring ever since to know how it went. My next birthday isn’t too…

A Lesson in Contentment

The following is a second-hand ripe banana story written by my mom. I think I was 8 or 9 years old at the time. This is a great example of how God sees everything in our hearts and patiently leads them back to Him whenever they are led astray. —————————————- We were on the road,…

Amy & Me

Amy

My first encounter with Italy was on a semester abroad program in the Spring of 2003. While many of the students signed up with friends, the only people I knew were a few of my fellow classmates from my Italian class the semester before. In the frenzy of getting ready to live overseas for four…