One year ago today, I wrote *this post* reflecting on the snow we received and an empty snowsuit taking up room in our nursery. I dreamed of the day we would have use for it, and get to make our own cute family pictures in the snow. So much can change in a year. This … More Reflections on a Snowy Day (Part 2)
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
I don’t know about y’all, but I have always had a BIG imagination. As a child, I had big plans and I was going places. We never had much money to actually go places, but every time I opened a book, I was able to travel. Books allowed me to imagine myself in all sorts … More When Dreams Die
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
Perhaps one of the most misinterpreted verses in the Bible behind Matthew 7:1 (“Judge not, that ye be not judged.”) is Psalm 37:4 ~ “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” We hear this verse quoted over and over again to and by people who are … More Did God Promise to Give Us the Desires of Our Heart?
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
Those of us who have grown up in or been around church have probably all been asked at some point in our lives, “What’s your favorite Bible verse?” It’s a popular question, and my answer has changed many times over the years depending on what I was dealing with or learning at the time. Though … More Higher Thoughts and Perfect Gifts