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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Pre-Approval!

We got pre-approval!!!! We found out yesterday morning and since then I have been trying to process and wrap my head around the fact that we have a son on the other side of the world! We are so so happy and thankful that God has answered this prayer for us. And in case you […]

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Why I Need To Wake Up Early

If you have read a few of my posts or know me in “real life,” you probably have noticed that I lack discipline.  Discipline was my One Word for 2013 so I have been working on it slowly.  For instance, one way I’m doing this is by taking action as soon as I notice something […]

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1 in 17,000

From the moment I found out I was pregnant with Noah, our youngest, I had this feeling that something was different.  I don’t know how to explain it.  It wasn’t really a bad feeling, although it was so different from my first pregnancy that I did sometimes worry.  I was trying not to be a […]

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30 Things I’ve Learned

Today is my thirtieth birthday. I have lived a full thirty years. Thirty years of adventures, mistakes, and learning. Some of those years were hard, and some have been incredibly easy. These are a few of the things I have learned along the way. 1. Life doesn’t end at 30! 2. God loves me. Not […]

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