Whoever Welcomes a Little Child…

I’ve been thinking a lot of what to ask from you all as I prepare to travel to Zimbabwe in exactly one week. I’ve thought of prayer for myself, the rest of the team, the people we’ll meet, the leaders in Zimbabwe that we’ll be speaking with, our health, the travel, etc. And yet ....more

We Have This Hope

Last week I was hired to write for mom.me....more

Preparation

In...more

Numb

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. Before October 2012, I’d never heard about it – or if I did I didn’t care much. It wasn’t a day I wanted to acknowledge because it had to do with being sad and dead babies and – just no ....more

Different

Bella woke up this morning with a fever and telling me, “I need to throw up…” So right now she’s on the couch next to me, sleeping and buried in the covers, as I write. Her little hands are cupping her own face, I can’t think of anything cuter. We’ve had some hard weeks with […] ...more

Pondering Fulfillment

Life is a funny thing. I often wonder if anyone ever feels the way I do about it – that this isn’t at all what I expected it to be. Not all bad – just so different ....more

Bitten

Monday we headed up to New Mexico with our Girl Scout troop to pick apples at an orchard. Sam and I have passed this particular one many times on the way to the corn maze and pumpkin patch, but we never knew we could stop there. We pulled up to a small, ranch style home […] ...more

Come Away With Me

I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting to tell you all this. And yesterday I finally received this in the mail, so now I can. I’ve been invited to go to Zimbabwe with World Vision...more

#Blessed Weakness

I see the #blessed hashtag everywhere. If I’m really honest, it makes me incredibly angry most of the time. It’s used for (what I consider) trite, stupid things ....more