Back To Normal

On : 19 April, 2020 | Category : 2020

  Before our adoptions, part of our education process was learning about cocooning. Put yourself in the shoes of a child who, for 8 years, has only known the four walls that surround her. Being removed from that environment by strangers, put on a big airplane, flown across the world to a place where no […]

Blessings, Not Burdens

On : 12 December, 2017 | Category : 2017

  We have an election coming up in Alabama tomorrow to select a new Senator, and it is full of controversy and debate.  Politics is one thing I never lose an ounce of sleep over because Romans 13:1 tells us that God is in control.  However, the argument I have seen supporting the abortion of […]

Thankful

On : 27 November, 2017 | Category : 2017

  This Thanksgiving we decided to take advantage of the girls being out of school all week by taking a family vacation.  I started researching and comparing several cruise lines months ago.  We found a 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise with Royal Caribbean at the best deal and started making our plans.  The day before […]

Choosing Faith Over Fear

On : 13 March, 2017 | Category : 2017

**This was a post I wrote for 28 Days of Hearts last month to raise awareness for CHD.**   “We don’t make decisions based on fear.”   For the twelve years that my husband Daniel and I have been married, that has been our motto. In the beginning, we would remind each other of this […]

First Movie

On : 6 July, 2013 | Category : Jian is home!

If you know Daniel very well, then you know that one of his favorite past times these days is frequenting the “Dollar Movie.”  (They actually charge $1.50 now which rubs me the wrong way, but that is besides the point.)  We decided that for our outing on Jian’s first Fourth of July, we would take […]