Practical. Durable. Gender neutral. Words I didn't dream of when imaging our future kids rooms. When I look at these bunk beds, although l do feel excitement, I honestly also have a fair amount of "how did this happen?". My heart has struggled immensely since this journey has become more and more real. Because by … Continue reading Foster Care & Free Falling
We finished training! I forgot what it was like to sit "in class", let alone for 30 hours over the course of 4 days! Whew. Thankfully, the training was so incredible and 100% engaging. We feel more equipped and more unprepared...if that makes any sense at all! . I personally have been wrestling with lots of what … Continue reading Our Foster Care journey: Q&A
If you missed my first post about our journey into foster care, you can find that here! I've always wanted to be a mom. Since I was a little girl I have known and felt I'd have a family someday. It's been a tension that I've struggled with for the past 5 years, and significantly for … Continue reading Baby Locks & Bunk Beds
17 But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? 18 Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:17-18 I debated sharing this because we aren't open yet & things could change and we … Continue reading Answering The Call
June has been was (WHAT?! WHERE did June go?!) a crazy month. The 8 weeks Eldon had off from seminary was just about the only "rest" we experienced. The first weekend, my sweet sister got married! It was a perfect day, even the rain cleared off so she could get some gorgeous pictures outside! Everything was absolutely beautiful - from … Continue reading June & Another Update!
Four years. Some days, it feels like so much longer. But most days, like today, I look back and wonder - where did the past four years go? I look back on our wedding pictures as the memories get more distant and see two very young people. You can see the innocence in our eyes, and I … Continue reading 4 Years & An Update
Hi friends! It's been a while! Life has been a bit of a whirlwind lately. It seems like we are either running 100 mph in 5 different directions or catching our breaths before the next bout of craziness picks up. This week has been a bit of a forced pause - the flu has hit … Continue reading Loneliness