Category: What God is Showing Us

Everyday God is doing amazing things in our life, these are those stories.

Taste and See

Have you ever had a ripe(1) persimmon on a crisp day in October? I’m sad to say, despite priding myself on a broad palate and a love of eating locally and seasonally, it’s something I’ve only recently discovered. This is my seventh autumn in Italy and every year right around this time I see the…

Manna in the Wilderness

This summer we returned to the States on a 9 week “Home Assignment,” an opportunity to speak to churches, reconnect with supporters and tell people the ways God is moving in Italy. To say the summer didn’t go like we planned would be an understatement. To say that life spun entirely out of control would…

Who IS this Jesus?

I got home from taking Ruby Love to school this morning and gratefully sat down at the dining room table with my cup of coffee in hand ready for bible study. I opened my SheReadsTruth daily Lent study and read the 3 passages of scripture focusing on Simon the Cyrenian carrying the cross of Jesus as…

The Constant

It’s quiet in the house this morning except for the lull of “a jazzy Christmas” seeping through my computer speakers. I’m kind of addicted to Christmas music this year. If you were to walk into my house at any time during the day you would most likely be greeted by the smell of a combination…

only You can heal.

This week we received news from the surgeons that Dad is a great candidate for a liver resection and a difficult procedure designed to fight the cancer that has spread to his abdomen. The fact that these procedures even exist is a testament to how far cancer treatment has advanced and the fact that this…

Infinitely more

David just walked in the door from dropping Ruby Love off for her last day of preschool. Next year……it’s the big time, first year elementary school. Kindergarten doesn’t exist here, so the children do 3 years of preschool at 3, 4 and 5 years old, and then on to elementary school. Since preschool in not…

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