Cade’s Birth Story

Thursday, October 21, 2010 I was convinced that our baby boy would be born three days early on a Saturday. I’m not sure why I had this irrational thought, but I started planning like he would be born a little early and over the weekend, conveniently. Quick...

Under His Care

Below is a little something I wrote specifically for our Mother’s Day Out newsletter. It is for all us Moms in the trenches with our tiny ones, making messes, memories, and trying to have fun along the way! Balance is elusive. Peace is sustainable. A peaceful...
PEACE: Part Five

PEACE: Part Five

Peace. This singular word has been reverberating in my ears for about seven years and has become my championed reality. I wholeheartedly embrace peace and know it can be attained. With that in mind, I’m starting a series on PEACE for the month of September. The...
Quiet Love

Quiet Love

What a picture. Quiet love. Safe. Secure. Established. Unmoving and withstanding. This may be my personality or culture, but I love an event and a spectacle. I love loud laughs, unencumbered gestures of affection, and even brash conversation. It feels real and...

Adoption as Sons

“So you are no longer a slave, but a son; and since you are a son, God has made you also an heir.” Galatians 4:7 Our thinking dictates our mood. Our self-talk dictates our emotions and our behavior. Think about it – if you find yourself smiling for no...

You are Loved, Adored

Below is a little something I wrote specifically for our Mother’s Day Out newsletter. It is for all us Moms in the trenches with our tiny ones, making messes, memories, and trying to have fun along the way! “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in...