Month: August 2017

his promise fulfilled

“I prayed for this child and the LORD has granted me the desire of my heart.”  ~~ 1 Samuel 1:27 Exactly fourteen years ago, the Lord gave me a promise. The gift of a daughter. He named her. “Hannah-Claire.” Soon after, we conceived our third child. Thirteen years ago on August 30th, we were blessed […] Read more…

on earth as it is in heaven

For fifteen years, her Heavenly Father held her tightly in an orphanage on the other side of the world. And then He gave her an earthly dad.  One who would hold her, get so close to where she could recognize his face through her blurred vision, and pour out such sacrificial, extravagant, wholehearted love day […] Read more…

gifts from above

In our home we celebrate each and every milestone that our precious children reach. The big ones. And the small ones, too. We rejoice when our children exceed all expectations. We rejoice when they try new things and come so close to getting it right. We rejoice when they never give up. And we rejoice […] Read more…