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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Have We Lost Our Ever-Lovin’ Minds?

Have you ever started wondering if you are actually really crazy?  Ever wonder if everyone around you is looking on and thinking… “What are they doing???” I’ve recently started wondering these things.  And I can’t say that I don’t understand why.  Our family just brought home a third child (through adoption) and now we are […]

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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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A Love Note

This little love note came while we were still waiting for our LOA and I was really struggling with doubt. I was the last to open my cookie that night. As I opened it, I joked about how everyone’s fortune cookies had been pretty accurate, expecting something really insignificant and silly in mine.

Sometimes God uses really silly things to speak to me… like fortune cookies. And I love that […]

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10 Years

10 years ago, Billy and I stood in a little church in front of our friends and family, baby-faced and much younger then we thought we were, and promised forever.  Those “I do’s” determined the way I would experience the rest of my life.  I would never be alone – physically or mentally.  No burden, […]

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