As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.

My phone dinged late one evening and I looked down to see a text from a friend. “So how are you doing?” she asked. I wanted to put on a smile and type back that I was fine, but in that exact moment, I was anything but fine. It had only been a couple of…

Imagining Life Without Our Foster Princess

Our foster princess sat in her bed last night and after we went through our nightly ritual of bible reading and song singing, it was time to say our prayers.  Without hesitation she asked God, like she has done every night for nearly 26 months, if she could stay with us forever.  I would be…

Just Write It from the Heart

Two hours. That is how long I have been typing. And then deleting. Typing. And then deleting. Typing. Annnd then…?  Yep!  You guessed it.  Deleting.  Why can’t I seem to find the words? It’s never this hard. But as I sit here, deleting the original post I had planned and started to write. And now…

For the Days You Just Can’t Do It Anymore

There I stood (barely) in the kitchen with my elbows deep in soapy water, when the dam that I had constructed so carefully finally broke.  And the tears I had been holding back for days?  maybe weeks?  Began pouring out of me.  And as each tear landed in the water, I felt myself shamefully falling…

A Tale of The Three Little Pigs

We have all heard the nursery rhyme about the three little pigs, right?  If not, let me do my version of a quick recap… The story goes a little something like this… Mother pig decided her three little piggies were not so little anymore and kicked them out of her pigsty…uhhh…I mean sent them out…

What is it you want?

While I was making Valentine Day gift bags to send out to a few of my friends (be on the look out ladies), our cute 34 inch tall house guest for the next couple of months (see her story here) came running into the dining room asking me one of her favorite questions, “Whatcha doin?” …

I Got You!

She stands 34 inches tall, weighs approximately 30 pounds, has the voice of an angel, a giggle that will melt your heart, and the softest blonde curls you will ever touch.  Her big brown eyes will captivate you and remind you why you traded in your schedule for hers and your wants for her needs. …