The Christmas season is upon us, and I just can’t wait to give away this book! Not to mention, I want the winner to have this special gift BEFORE December 1st, … 327 more words
If I could respond to all of the concerned sentiments and noted worries of well-intended souls about the realities of fostering/adopting, and how that could affect both our family and this child, this is what I would say…have said…and will continue to say (Lord willing, with both humble honesty and gracious truth): 554 more words
It’s a scene no mother envisions: your 1-year-old child running barefoot through a church made of two double-wides in the middle of West Virginia. And, yet, this is a quintessential moment from my first mission trip with my daughter. 535 more words
It’s incredible how upset people get when I mention, I don’t celebrate Santa.
In all the years, Mike has been decorating our front yard with snowmen and penguins, and Christmas trees and Snoopys, and Star Wars and gingerbread men, not even once has a child asked us, “Where’s Santa?” 374 more words