New Year, New Perspective

It’s been easy for me to forget that we have so much to be thankful for. Although 2018 was filled with beautiful destinations and adventures in foreign places, with countless laughs shared with each other and many family and friends, with working hard to achieve new goals, and with exploring the uncharted territory of welcoming... Continue Reading →

As We Begin This New Adventure

Becoming Foster Parents To all the sweet children who will be sharing our home, I know our time together may be short. For you, it may just seem like one of a dozen stops on an unpredictable, undesired journey. I know our home will probably not be what you had in mind. It probably won't... Continue Reading →

When Hate Upturns a City…

What do we do when hate seems to be winning? I've been completely overwhelmed with sadness, anger, and fear over what happened this past weekend in Charlottesville. I was in shock for so many reasons, but one being that my husband and I had just spent a relaxing, peaceful weekend away from home in Charlottesville... Continue Reading →

The blessing of twenty-five birthdays.

As another year of this crazy, awesome, unpredictable, scary, exhilarating thing I call my life comes to a close, I'm left feeling speechless and amazed as I watch the glowing flames melt the shining wax on twenty-five birthday candles. Here, I feel the need to pause and take in this beautiful moment in time surrounded... Continue Reading →

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