Category: Family

General stories of our family

Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig!

Just wanted to write a brief update to let you know that after an unimaginable summer we are safely back home in Bologna. In classic Italian fashion our internet wasn’t working when we returned and our service provider was happy to fix it sometime within a month or so. The result is a little frustration…

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 forĀ 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…

Going back and moving forward

David said to me just today, “3 more days and it’ll be February”. “WHAT?” I responded, “How is that possible? Weren’t we just in the States last week?” No is the answer to that question, that was over 3 weeks ago! We had the sweet privilege of returning to the States for Christmas this year.…

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…

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