Monthly Archives: April 2017

Who Am I?: Answering the Tough Questions

Who am I? This question is probably one of the most common questions that adopted children ask at some point in their lives. The feelings of insecurity can crop up at the most unexpected moments and leave them filled with … Continue reading

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God Has Not Given Us a Spirit of Fear

Have you heard about the mom who saw someone watching her son at Costco? Or how about the mom who swears her daughters were being targeted for sex trafficking at Target? Did it happen in your hometown? Did you know … Continue reading

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Myth-Busting Monday: You Are Called to This

Do you remember my post about Drake? He was one of the orphans in China who was waiting for a forever family. Did you notice I said was?! Finally–finally!–he has been matched with a family, and he will be coming home … Continue reading

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Make This a Week of Yes

  “Mom, you were the nicest mom today!” My little boy proclaimed this as he grinned from ear to ear, his wet clothes dripping puddles onto my kitchen floor. What brought about this declaration of love? I had said yes … Continue reading

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Your Life is But a Vapor: Make it Count

Today was a difficult day. Today, we buried my classmate. But the service for her was so sweet and filled with hope and love that it was hard to not rejoice with her family that she is finally healed and … Continue reading

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Today is Saturday: Rest and Remember

As I was getting ready to go to bed last night, I read the devastating news that a high school classmate of mine had finally won her five-year battle against cancer and is now walking on streets of gold with … Continue reading

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What is so good about Good Friday?

Clank. Clank. Clank. The sound of heavy nails dropping into a metal bucket was a somber end to the Good Friday service at our church this evening. Each nail was to represent our sins, and I broke down in tears … Continue reading

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