Today did not go the way I had envisioned. I’m running out of days to get my super long “to-do” list done, so I was determined to put a big dent in it today. I failed. I’m still learning how to juggle housework and keep us fed and clothed with adding a completely dependent little … More Wallow, or Worship?
When we first began the adoption process, my hubs and I had individual meetings with our social workers as part of our home study. In those meetings, they asked very specific questions about our lives. One question they asked that took me off guard was, “What is your first memory?” I don’t do well under … More Memories That Remain
Today marks one decade. 10 years. 120 months. 521 weeks. 3,652 days. 87,600 hours. 5,256,000 minutes. 315,360,000 seconds. This includes many days of laughter and many nights of tears. We’ve had countless church services, prayers, and time spent in worship together. We’ve been to a few funerals, several weddings, and some hospitals. We’ve spent weeks … More An Anniversary Recap
“Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” ~Psalm 103:1-2 Three weeks ago, I got a message from a friend about a situation that could possibly be the answer to years and years of prayers. … More The Love and Benefits of God
Tomorrow is the big day. The day I looked forward to as a child. The day I dreaded as an adult. The day set aside to focus on and celebrate mothers. As someone who has an amazing mother, I still love to celebrate her. She sacrificed so much to help me become who I am … More A Lesson from my Mama
Two years ago today, my husband and I announced to our friends that we had begun the adoption process with a Christian agency. So much has happened since then… We had several setbacks due to things out of our control, and we felt as though things progressed at a snail’s pace. Since finally completing our … More No More Waiting
Ah, Snow. As much as I love autumn and all its colors and activities, I also love winter and the lack of activity it brings. We received an early Christmas present in the mountains this weekend…almost a foot of beautiful, wet snow. It was the kind of snow that is perfect for making snowballs and … More Reflections on a Snowy Day