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Hi, I’m Alison!

I’m a Chicago native, passionate about living by faith and following Jesus. God is in the work of using broken people to bring redemption and we get to join Him in the journey. I started this blog in 2015, at the start of studying and living in Israel for a few months. Since then, I’ve been to many places, been shaped by many incredible people, and lived overseas for a few years. This is my story and I’m delighted to share it with you…

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rebuild and restore

You rebuild, You restoreAll that’s broken From the ruinsYou redeem, You returnAll that’s stolen From your childrenThat’s what You do God’s heart is always set on redemption. His plan is centered on Eden. He won’t stop until we return. Since the day He’s grafted me in, my heart has been attuned to the truth that …

an unknown goodbye

Exactly 365 days ago I walked out my apartment door in Malešnica, got in a taxi and headed to the bus station in Zagreb to catch a bus to Vienna. I had some doctors appointments the next couple days before heading to Czech for a month. When I said goodbye to Ema I distinctly remember …