“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense. We pray when there's nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything at all. Most of us would prefer, however, to spend our time doing something that will get … [Read more...] about On Resting
My hubby and I had the privilege of attending this year's Refresh Conference in Redomond, WA. WOW! What a weekend!! We felt SO totally encouraged and strengthened by this conference. I took a ton of notes (I will share some of those later!). For now, I want to tell you about … [Read more...] about My 5 Favorite Speakers from the Refresh Conference 2015
photo credit: stevendepolo 2 out of 4 of our kids are adopted. We adopted one when he was 14 months old and the other when she was 14 days old. We feel absolutely blessed to have been able to adopt, and we love our children. We see post-adoption behaviors/attachment “issues” in … [Read more...] about Why I want to write about Life After Adoption
Here is some encouragement I found! "In you, O Lord, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness." Psalm 31:1 "Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me." Psalm 31:3 "How … [Read more...] about Having some rough days with your kids?
photo credit: Caitlinator I wanted to write last night, but I couldn't. I wanted to write two posts--one about food, and one about kids with behavioral issues. I was spent. My brain was fried. I couldn't give anything else. One of my kids has been spiraling all week, and last … [Read more...] about When you have nothing left to give…