I was sitting in a take-out place, waiting for my number to be called when it happened. The feeling of loss hit me like a ton of bricks, and i had to pull myself together – at least until i got to the car! The minute i received my order, i put my sunglasses over… Continue reading Adoption: Whose Image Will She Bear?
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!