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July Gifts {Day twenty-five}

I feel like I should be a little ashamed at how infrequently I am posting these “gifts”.  I confess I look at the gift-of-the-day pretty much every day, but some days I just don’t get around to posting.   408 more words


God is...Faithful


We don’t often see faithfulness as a quality to be admired in our culture today.

In our rush to satisfy our own needs, we forget how it honors God when we show honor and put one another first. 564 more words

Blog Jots

God's Timing is Right (even if it's hard)

*Author’s Note: D is up from his nap so this is an unedited and pre-proofread version of the post…unlikely to be edited later. :)

I made the comment to Kirk last night that sometimes I wish we had been able to have D since he was born.   595 more words

Mommy Life

The Final Approval

One last hurdle! Everything was approved T’s are crossed i’s are dotted. The State said, “Although everything was approved we still needed one last home visit by a specialized placement social worker”. 675 more words

It's official!

Miss Isabel is now “officially” ours!  I keep waiting for things to feel differently – and I do admit it was a little surreal to get her new birth certificate in the mail yesterday and see MY name on it.   112 more words

Foster Care

A Good Mama

Little D’s chicken, Snow White, went “broody” about a month ago…this means she started collecting eggs and sitting on them to hatch them. Unfortunately, without a rooster none of our eggs can hatch, I’ll spare you the chicken reproductive system. 825 more words



From the New York Times, USA Today & Wall Street Journal Bestselling Series, the Black family has returned.

It all started one night when a selfless woman helped a drunken stranger get home safely from a club. 361 more words