Most of us are buckling down with our families as stay-at-home mandates sweep across our country and our world. Home has become a refuge...a place to stay safe and also a place to hunker down in order to keep others safe around us. Spring has come in the midst of our isolation! As part of… Continue reading Refuge
...I think that one word describes us best after our first full week in self-quarantine. Don't get me wrong! We are healthy in our house but are just trying to be safe for others' sake by staying home. As a result, having six people under one roof nearly 24/7 is a new normal for us… Continue reading Steadfast Love in a Restless World
In an era where "choose joy" is a popular mantra, my title for this post may cause some questions and confusion for you. Choose Grief? Who would want to do that? Right?! From a raw, human perspective, grief is often accompanied by pain, suffering, loss, turmoil and/or difficulty. It's definitely not a place any of… Continue reading Choose Grief
November 23, 2019 marked 100 days. 100 days of seeing her sweet face. 100 days of soothing her cries. 100 days of getting to know one another. 100 days of learning, growing, loving. 100 days... The waiting, the praying and just "time" in general is always a huge focus during any adoption. It was not… Continue reading 100 Days With Our Daughter
Less than a month ago, I posted about waiting for our daughter's passport and starting a puzzle fundraiser to bring in the money needed for our travel to India to bring her home. Fast forward just a few weeks, and it seriously blows my mind at what God has done! We went from a state… Continue reading Look at What God Can Do!