Today it’s my privilege to be sharing a testimony of God’s grace over at Holly Barrett’s site. Each week Holly hosts a link-up called Testimony Tuesday. Click over to check it out, read some great posts, and link a story of your own!
Keep reading for my guest post on Holly’s blog.
A month before I turned 21, I moved from the U.S. to South Africa. My plan was to stay for six months, doing volunteer campus ministry.
From the day I set foot in Cape Town, I was enamored with her beauty. I fell in love with her diverse landscape, cultures and languages.
Within two months, I extended my visa for two more years.
I kept my original return ticket and went home for Christmas after the first six months, but committed to going back after a few weeks with my family.
After a wonderful reunion and holiday season, it was time for me to go.
Just days before my departure, the unthinkable happened.