Coming Home!

Soon, we will be coming home as a family of four.  We have prayed for this moment for a long time, and are so excited that it is fast approaching.  For those of you who followed along with Hudson’s adoption, it will probably come as no surprise to you what I am about to share.   Just like with bringing Hudson … Read more →

Distracted in the Waiting.

If you know anything of our story, (or if you don’t, you can check out the condensed version HERE, HERE & HERE) you know that we have experienced firsthand the amazing faithfulness of God. And yet, with this new adoption, I find myself wandering again.  Fretting.  Fighting frantically for control and order in the midst of the uncertainties and chaos that … Read more →

Pure and Faultless Religion is THIS…

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” – James 1:27 Recently, I was meditating on this very familiar and often quoted verse.  In the adoption world, there are a handful of scriptures that are sprinkled generously all throughout … Read more →

The Measure of a Mom

We had planned, prepared, prayed, studied, and labored our way to bringing a two and a half year old into our family as our son.  Those of you who have been there know that no amount of preparation is enough for the way your life is about to be turned upside down. I found myself in a foggy, unfamiliar world. … Read more →

So… Summer happened.

I feel like I should introduce myself again.  It’s been that long. The summer happened.  It was crazy.  And full.  And all things hoooot. (And it may have included listening to the Frozen soundtrack a few too many times. IN SUMMMMMMMEEEERRR!)  I’m still reeling from it all, but starting to find my footing again. Obviously, it became the summer of … Read more →