It’s been an eventful year… I’m not sure how else to communicate the many ups and downs and all arounds I’ve experienced. But more than that, I only look forward to where I’m going, because if this is what I can expect, I know I’m on the right track. Consider this my manifesto for 2020.Continue reading 33.
Sooo today officially marks my 4 year anni at Vive Church… Jon invited my family for a “surprise cameo.” We didn’t know he would be performing… only that it was important to him that we were all there.
A couple weeks ago, my french friend Annelies gave me the tallest and most beautiful sunflower I have ever seen. Before I knew it was mine, my heart locked eyes with it, standing on its own spine, shining brightly in the corner of our favorite coffee shop. Something innately sparked within my heart. There areContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 10
When in Rome…DO as the Romans do… What does that even mean in modern day Rome? And who are these Romans you might ask? Of all the various cities I have visited in my short life, I have never met a city so inundated with cultural complexities. The disparities between the young and old, localContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 9
*sidebar* I started working out again… which shouldn’t have been such a big deal, but for years I had been struggling with an assortment of setbacks. When it comes to full disclosure, there is no better time like the present. The last time I was in a good place with my physical health and wellness, IContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 8
//SHIFT//The changing of the season… It is easy to assume and just as easy to forget the universal truth that seasons change. Even in sunny California, sunshine is brightest after a long bought of rain clouds. A perfectly still day in Chicago is breathtaking after the insistent winter wind. With no rain, there is noContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 7
Word of the day//month//season:F E D E Fede // Faith This is old news to some and new news to others…
First Destiny… Then Faith. Cheers to my next stranger encounter. Mom and I met this beautiful woman, in the form of our server at a restaurant. I find that restaurants are the BEST locations to have divine encounters… because who doesn’t like food and good people?! We started off this meal with Destiny, laughing atContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 2
A Meeting with Destiny You would be surprised… but against the advice of others, I often talk to strangers! I see unique encounters with new people, as an avenue for the divine to intervene with the mundane. If not for the, otherwise random, introductions with strangers, I wouldn’t have had the invitation to Urumqi, Xinjiang (Northwest China), or a villageContinue reading TahiraROMA: vol. 1
I’m moving to Italy I know many of you have been waiting for an update to figure out… what is going on with me? // why am I doing this? // what’s my story? … and honestly there have been beautiful glimpses of hope and inspiration that have happened as a result of this decision…Continue reading it’s about that time…