I first met Solenne when she visited my French class in college. I was immediately drawn to her zest for life. She pursues new perspectives, experiences, and opportunities in a way that few people do. In this Story of Significance, she tells us about her experiences hitchhiking, meeting Kurdish guerrilla fighters, and more. Read on… Read More Solenne H: Be curious
Monica is a divorcee who has lived a remarkable life. Rather than becoming bitter or dispirited by the cards life has dealt her, she has chosen to learn and grow from them. Read on for her full story!
I met Cary years ago, at a conference we attended while we were both still in college. We clicked instantly. I still remember showing him some impromptu dance moves in between sessions. Little did I know dance would go on to have such a major impact in his life. Cary tells us about what inspired… Read More Cary T: Learn from others
I first met Jeanine as a fellow expat living in South Korea. Over the years, I’ve watched her kids grow up, and enjoyed the fellowship of her and her family on 3 separate continents. Jeanine tells us of her inter-cultural and multi-ethnic life, the lessons her children have taught her, and her faith that’s sustained… Read More Jeanine B: The ordinary important
This month’s story of significance comes from Ntiusha (pronounced in-tee-yu-sha) Chumanya, a high-schooler in Zambia, Africa. He tells us about his love of drawing, his parents, life lessons, and how he altered his course to find a new path to his dreams. Read on for his full story! My name is Ntiusha Chumanya, and… Read More Ntiusha Chumanya: Keeping the dream when reality hits
I had heard about Mei long before I had the pleasure of meeting her. A co-worker of my husband, he had already told me many stories about her zeal for adventure and passion for travel before we ever clapped eyes on each other. Now that we have officially met, Mei has certainly lived up to… Read More Mei: Give back
I have known Heidi all my life. Or rather, I suppose it would be more accurate to say that Heidi has known me all my life. When I was born Heidi’s parents and my parents were already close friends. Her mom taught the Sunday school lessons for the kids in our church tirelessly – week… Read More Heidi F: Choose joy
This month’s Story of Significance comes from a lovely older French couple who stayed with us for about a week. We enjoyed many wonderful hours of laughter and conversation with them as they shared their wisdom and observations on almost everything under the sun. Read on to hear more. My first impression of Evelyn and Gilles was that… Read More Evelyn and Gilles: Create your opportunities
At just 28 years of age, Leyla Tinibu* has done a lot in her young life. After moving to Los Angeles 5 years ago, she just recently quit her job so she could pursue her passion of becoming a professional singer / songwriter.
A few months ago, Amber Jones reached out to me via email. She had read my story from a blogger that we both follow, and was inspired enough to send me an email letting me know. (Which I loved, by the way! I’m always up for meeting new readers. Hint hint, wink wink ;]) After… Read More Amber Jones: Follow your fears