The Definition Of Love

I’ve been feeling a bit defensive lately. For a while there Part 2 of our adoption story videos was getting close to 1,000 plays a day on YouTube. I was extremely honest in those videos about my post-adoption depression and how difficult our experience has been. People don’t seem to like that. The negative comments […]

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The Truth… The Mirror

The last time I wrote on this blog was over 6 months ago in July 2015, right before we moved to Austin. And before that I wrote in May about the rough time that we were having with our new family dynamic. I haven’t so much as looked back on this blog since. Not even […]

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Finding the Words

This is the post I need to write, but don’t want to.  I only finally am attempting it because my silence is getting awkward.  I’m not sure why I haven’t been able to articulate what I am feeling.  Perhaps its because I am refusing to feel anything, because when I do let it in, its […]

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Let Me Walk Upon The Waters

Just a little disclaimer:  This is not a “Hey, we are home and everything is going swell!” type of post.  That will come. Until then, don’t be alarmed.  Things are going well.  Every day is a little better.  No, everything didn’t just fall into place magically and we felt all like one big happy family […]

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day that has been more than a year in the making. We arrived in Beijing late on Thursday. Friday we went to Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City. Saturday we climbed the Great Wall of China at Juyong Pass and went to an amazing acrobat show.   In 12 hours we will […]

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Exactly One Year Ago

One year ago today we got a call that would change our lives. The call that told us there was a little boy across the world that might be our son. One year ago today, after the call, Billy and I prayerfully opened the email that contained the first picture we ever saw of Ezra. […]

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