adoption

Adoption Update {May 2022}

If you're new to our adoption journey, start here. The basics are that we're adopting through our state’s Department of Social Services (DSS), which means we will adopt a child who is currently in the foster care system. We have applied to adopt a child or group of siblings between 7-16 years old. Back in… Continue reading Adoption Update {May 2022}

Faith · Time Management

How To Stay on Track With Your Bible Reading Plan

I imagine if you clicked on this blog post, you are either currently working through a Bible reading plan or you would like to start one. If you're feeling overwhelmed or discouraged about your progress so far in your plan, this post will encourage you. If you've been hesitant to begin a plan because you're… Continue reading How To Stay on Track With Your Bible Reading Plan

adoption · Enjoying The Journey · Faith

{Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Yep, you read that correctly. After 11 years of marriage, Paul and I are in the process of being approved as adoptive parents! Adoption has always been on our hearts. I was deeply impacted by several precious foster children that I encountered while serving in various ministries in my early 20's. We went into our… Continue reading {Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Faith · Holidays

Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! When you think about the upcoming holiday, what emotions fill your heart? Do you feel excitement? Fear? Loneliness? Anxiety? Gratitude? Anticipation? Worry? No family is perfect or free from difficulty, whether it’s a strained relationship, a family member who always causes issues, a recent loss, financial strain or… Continue reading Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving

Marriage

How To Stay Connected To Your Spouse When Life Is Busy

For all 10+ years of our marriage, Paul has worked anything but a 9-5 with hours as early as 4:30 AM and as late as 2:00 AM. He hasn't worked nights, thankfully, but he's done just about everything else and works at least 6 days each week. I've always worked a typical 9-5 job about… Continue reading How To Stay Connected To Your Spouse When Life Is Busy