For me, the hope of being a good mom feels exaggerated when it comes to adoption. If i choose to raise a child from a hard place, i had better not mess up – EVER – and make it even harder for her, right? And what right do i have to ever cry about how… Continue reading Adoption: Under Pressure!
Since announcing my decision to become an adoptive parent, many people have asked me if I ever considered IVF, and why I didn’t choose that route to becoming a mom. The reason is simple, but also a little complicated. But before I get into it, I want to make it clear that these are my… Continue reading Choosing Adoption over IVF
Sometimes, when i say it out loud, I still can’t believe that the words are leaving my mouth: “I’m adopting”! Well … Hopefully! After a lot of prayer, chatting, thought and research, I have decided to take the first steps toward becoming a mom through adoption! I have been in a really good place the… Continue reading Deciding to Adopt
With two very close friends getting married in the next few months, there has been a lot of wedding talk in my friendship circle. A lot of planning and prep goes in to making these wonderful celebrations what they are, and I find it hard not to think about what I would love and hate… Continue reading Bride-to-be!
Sometimes, at first glance, the Bible doesn’t seem to make total sense… but then when it’s explained, I think “how did I not see that?” This happened to me (recently) with the part, in Exodus, where Moses and Aaron pay a visit to Pharaoh. Moses and Aaron were to go to Egypt and tell Pharaoh to set the Israelites… Continue reading Old Pharaoh.
I have always thought that one of the things I am most grateful for in this world, is music. There is something about music that speaks to us on a level that nothing else can, and growing up in a music-loving family it has always been a big part of my life and dominated every family… Continue reading Let the music play!
Faith is the basis of Christian life, but the problem nowadays is that people don’t know what faith is. The church is in trouble … and the trouble is that we are not taking our God seriously enough. What’s the proof of that? Why, that we’re not taking His Word seriously enough, and we’re not… Continue reading Beware of those brilliant theologians!