Dreams bring up a myriad of emotions, take us to strange or wonderful places, and help us process our life. Some dreams feel so real, you wake up not knowing if what you just experienced actually took place! How do we know which dreams are from God and which dreams aren’t? Which dreams are our … Continue reading Understanding Dreams: Does Satan Attack Us Through Our Dreams?
The small part of the world I live in now isn’t used to meeting women (or men) who homeschool their kids. It is legal here, thankfully, but not common. When folks here find out I teach my children at home, they are usually full of questions. I’m sort of an anomaly in our neighborhood. One … Continue reading Why I Chose to Homeschool My Boys
“I need missionaries in Italy.” The words came to me as clearly as if you and I were talking face to face over a cup of coffee. My world changed at that moment. For one, I had never heard God speak to me so clearly. I was visibly shaken. It was hard to breathe. I … Continue reading Is Blind Faith Possible? How God Made the Impossible Possible on Our Journey to the Unknown
My eyes flew open in the middle of the night, awakened by the sound of the wind whipping against our shutters and the hammering of the wooden screen dividing our balcony from our neighbor's. The wind in Rome can be fierce and I'm still not used to it. I struggled to sleep after that, listening … Continue reading When God Uses Unconventional Ways to Speak – The Wind
Frustration. It’s a debilitating state of mind that had been the enemy of our family as I was growing up. My father displayed his frustration and dissatisfaction daily through a seemingly constant barrage of huffing and sighing and other non-verbal indicators aimed at no one in particular, but clearly communicating his level of frustration in our … Continue reading Finding Yourself on the Other Side of Frustration