Adoption update

November 2nd was Orphan Sunday. My church prayed orphans everywhere and locally. I love our corporate prayer. Nothing is off the table. Which is a great image…we can go to God with anything! We are so weak and little, but we can go to the Creator who can change and move all things. So why […]

It’s Shoebox Time!

Every year since I had my daughter and now with my son we pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child through Samaritans Purse.   I absolutely love doing this. It is an amazing opportunity to teach your kids. Here are just a few of the topics we touch on during this time: Serving, Helping, Loving, Sharing […]


I have been married for 6 years. Every year I have taken a different approach to Halloween. Not sure of my convictions and not really sure of my footing in where I can fit. Seriously. I have turned the light off. I have handed out candy and that’s it. I have handed out candy with […]


Last time I posted I mentioned (in a dramatic way) that I gained “perspective”. God opened my eyes to the view of the birth parent. Not the pickles and ice cream stuff…but the little kicks inside and hearing the first cry stuff. You see as of right now I believe my family is called to […]


Last night I spent most the evening filtering through a list of agencies. I walked crawled away feeling like I was going to throw up. I felt like I was at the bottom of a mountain staring up. Never in all my adoption dreams did I ever, ever understand the work that goes into “the […]

Adoption…very first post!

I am one of those people who feels so called to adopt I have a hard time understanding why anyone wouldn’t. I really honestly do! Because nobody reads my blog, I feel safe sharing here. So between you and me…my husband and I are in the preliminary stages of adopting. And by preliminary I mean […]