Category «Preparation»

Happy New Year’s, Eve!

  January 1st has a new meaning for us this year that will be a part of our New Year’s celebration for the rest of our lives. Our baby girl Eve turned 4. This is her last birthday celebration away from home. In a couple short months, she will be in the arms of her …

An Orphan’s Last Birthday

  Today, on the other side of the world, our little girl turned five. There are so many things I wish I knew about this special day.* I wonder. . . Did she wake up this morning feeling well and excited about beginning the day? Was she dressed warmly enough with her blond hair brushed …

The Post I Hope My Social Worker Never Reads

Today is one of those days when I said to my husband, “No one in their right mind would ever allow us to bring another child into this family.” And for a little while, I meant it.

Jesus Is in the Waiting

Wait. Wait. . Wait . . . It’s one of my least favorite words, but one we hear often in our walk with Christ. God is sovereign. His timing is perfect. He knows what He is doing. He has a plan. His plan is best. Trust Him. Yes, these are the words I tell myself. …