Life on a Small Pacific Island

Saipan is a tiny island. You inevitably run into someone you know, no matter which store or restaurant you choose to go to. Seeing students out and about is a normal occurrence and soon you even get used to saying hello to people you don’t even know. The beauty of this island is indescribable. Whenever…

Permanent Shine With a Bit of Ramen

We have been on Saipan for a month and feel like we have adjusted back to island life rather quickly. When we had moved to Tinian four years ago we weren’t quite sure about our decision, but this time around feels different. We feel like we belong. Maybe it’s because we have matured or maybe…

21 BOXES

Anyone questioning our intention of living on a tiny island in the Pacific and thinking we won’t be gone for long obviously has not seen how many boxes we shipped: seventeen big boxes and four small ones. Everything we will need to set up home is in those boxes. I remember when we moved to…

Moving Across Oceans

Packing up your life and moving across the oceans is not, and never will be, an easy task. This is the fifth time I am moving across oceans and I cannot say it is my last; who knows where our final destination will be? Only God knows and He is quite good at shaking up…

Back to the Islands

  Life is a journey that has an unknown final destination. We make plans, but God often inserts twists and turns that can either make us dizzy or cause us to take bold steps. My life drove straight into a cement wall on December 18th, and I had a choice to make. Would I dwell on…