Adoption: The Quiet Part

Adoption: The Quiet Part

I’ve been wondering lately why this waiting part of the adoption is so tough.  Chase thinks this is the easiest part but this by far is the hardest part for me. The adoption journey is basically choose an agency, orientation, applications, get approved for adoption, mountains of paperwork, several trainings, more paperwork, home studies, approval [...]

Help My Unbelief

Help My Unbelief

“Have mercy on us and help us, if you can.” “What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.” The father instantly cried out, “I do believe, but help me overcome my unbelief!” I can get so frustrated with myself for relating to this father in Mark 9:24 [...]

Twists & Turns

I have heard it said that disappointments come from unmet expectations. I think that pretty much sums it up. You have a picture in your head of how you think something will turn out and when it goes a total different way, you are left with the word why. A tough lesson I am learning [...]