Welcome to the Small Town Straniera Blog

I’m La Signora Sheila, American born, Italian at heart. Wife, mom, nonna, and missionary in Italy. I believe life is a special gift from God – which he wants us to live for him and walking with with him in joy!

Join my Journey

I hope you’ll join my journey of learning to cultivate the purposeful, joyful, and vibrant life God wants for each and every one of us!

Learn about Intentional Living

Join me in learning to build a purposeful life centered around all that is enduring and of eternal value.

Explore Missionary Life and My Italy

From its exotic beaches and towering mountains to timeless towns and cities – the delights of Italy and the peace of Italian slow living are sure to delight you!

Find inspiration for daily living

Deepen your relationships and find tips and inspiration for enriching your day-to-day life.

Thank you for stopping by…

I hope you’ll find encouragement and inspiration here, and I pray that God will bless you with a joyful, purpose-filled life!

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