With all the finalization and upheaval in my life, I use our upcoming vacation as a release from reality. But, even it can weigh on me right now with all the chaos that seems to be swirling in my day-to-day life.  Last night my sweet husband thought he would distract me from my “to-do list” … Continue reading Quietarsi 


10 days! I can’t believe it is almost here! We fly out Wednesday morning and arrive in Milan Thursday morning. We will spend 24 hours traveling from the continental United States to northern Italy. We will travel along the Alps, stopping to have lunch alfresco along Lake Cuomo before arriving for our first night in … Continue reading Avventura 


The ultimate challenge in our walk with Christ is to attempt to live a life in His image. I struggle with this daily. I know that I do not always react with love in each situation. God gives us free will which allows us to decide if we are going to feed that feeling of … Continue reading Agápē

Give & It Shall Be Given Unto You

I woke up this morning and realized that 3 weeks from today we would be landing in Milan and starting our journey along the Alps to Venice. I am in awe that we are making this pilgrimage. God is so generous in providing our family the opportunity to make this journey and to see the Holy Sites we will be travelling to.

“But who am I, and who are my people…”(1 Chronicles 29:14)  David asks this of our Lord and I can appreciate how he must have been feeling in that moment. What have we done to be so generously provided for? There are millions of people around the world struggling for survival. It is my prayer that this journey will bring us all closer in worship to our Father and learn how to better honor Him.
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