Hasya’s adoption

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…

so well loved

Putting our three little ones into school last year was one of the hardest decisions for me.  After so much prayer and many meetings with the school district, we felt like it was the right thing to at least try for one year and see how it went. One school year later and I am […] Read more…

this one too, Lord!

Oh, you guys!  I am so captivated by a darling little girl who my friend Annie shared with me. She is absolutely precious and is just waiting for someone to scoop her up.  As a mom to three children who have Down syndrome, I feel that Nora will do so amazingly well in a family. […] Read more…

for their good

In 2010 I travelled alone to Ukraine to adopt two little angels whom the Lord was about to add to our growing family. It had been quite a journey to get to that point. A journey of learning what it means to truly trust. Anthony and I had lived a blessed, quite comfortable, rather predictable […] Read more…

gratitude

Happy Friday, everyone. Today we’re counting our many blessings.  His Word says that it’s good to give thanks to the Lord (Psalm 107:1). It’s in the 70’s and springy clothes are just the best. Spring break begins today and we cannot wait to spend time together. After a week of some yucky viral stuff, everyone […] Read more…

delightful

For years Hailee has pulled her hair out…over and over again. We tried hats. All kinds of hats. But old habits learned in the institution are so hard to break and we just could not grow her pretty hair out. How these two darlings have grown since this was taken in 2012. It’s taken almost six years […] Read more…

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