I see you. I've been in the dark place where you are--a place where there is nothing more that you can do. You've filled out all of your paperwork. You've chosen your path of adoption - domestic, international, foster care. You've painted the bedroom and hung pictures on the walls. Yet your arms are still… Continue reading The Waiting Room
"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. 14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the… Continue reading In Defense of the Unborn
"If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal" - I Cor. 13:1. There were a lot of resounding gongs and clanging cymbals in Washington, D.C. yesterday, when America's 45th president, Donald Trump, was sworn into office. This… Continue reading Love Never Fails
"Where are your children from?" Not a week goes by that some stranger doesn't ask me that question. It's easy to see that I did not give birth to them. I am about as white as a girl can be, and they are beautifully brown-skinned with ebony hair (except for Little Bit, whose hair is… Continue reading I Have a Dream, Too
My children woke up yesterday morning to a world blanketed in snow - something that only comes once or twice a year for this southern family! You can imagine the excitement that my children were barely containing as they crammed down homemade cinnamon buns! (I only make those for special occasions - like snow days.)… Continue reading The View from the Window
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness" - Lam. 3:22-23 Happy New Year! We made it through another year and are ready to start on the adventures that 2017 will bring! I know that I am not the only one… Continue reading Happy New Year!