Krapfen, Kipferl, und Knusperspitz

Overview: I got a job in Austria! I quit the job in Austria. I passed a very important German test for my visa : ) Prayer Requests: Bible Study- revamping and restarting Relationships with friends and family- to grow and flourish   The Job If I could only bring you along in my last 3-month…

A New Year, A New Chapter

Prayer requests: Bible study in German Last month of my German classes Job? Bible Study: The Effort and What God is Teaching Me through it Since September, I have led 6 Bible studies in German. We are going through 1 Peter and we are currently on verse 13 of chapter 1 so, yes, we are…

Welcome to Spring

Spring seems to be the most promising time of the year. A bud on the tree tells a story of an upcoming blossom so beautiful and alive, that the story of the past long winter is almost forgotten. The hope of summer draws in… And even more beautiful and life-giving is the promise of Easter….

The Perfect End to 2016

On December 30, 2016, I got married to Tobias Weiss in our church in Austria. It was about 30 degrees and sunny. It was perfect. And it really was perfect not because everything went exactly how I wanted or imagined it, but because I was marrying my best friend. Tobi truly shares the same love…

Fall is in the air.

Fall is in the air. The crisp breeze. The smell of wet earth. The sound of crunching leaves under your feet. And the beautiful sight of new colors only known in this time of year. Fall is in the air. At this current stage of my life, I feel like the current season of Fall….

Austria, Here I Stay

~ Visa News On August 26th I was supposed to fly out of Austria because my three month tourist visa would be coming to a close. However, on August 26th, instead of flying back to the U.S. I received my student visa! Isn’t that crazy?!? The exact same day… so right now I can gladly…

Trust Me.

This month has consisted of getting together with people, helping someone move, babysitting, getting together with more people, working out visa stuff, developing a relationship (more on this later..feel the suspense), and helping out with random events at the church….all of which I love to do. But overall, God was asking “Do you trust Me?”…

Woot woot! First Month!

I have already been in Austria for 35 beautiful days! The first month was quite busy with helping the team of Moody students (the picture is of us at Schönnbrunn), finalizing some things at the University, and trying to meet up with my Austrian friends in the spare time. With the Moody group, we were…

Change, Oh so sweet…

Change is hard. On May 18th I drove away from Spokane crying. And if I hadn’t been driving, the word ‘crying’ would have been ‘bawling’. As I continued to drive, I could feel each and every mile distancing myself from the people I love in Spokane. I thought these tears would pass as I reconnected…