Posts Tagged: adoption

Thirty Hour Famine

27Apr2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re going to have to forgive me because this might be one of the dumbest things I’ve ever said. (Which is saying a lot, because I’m kinda known for my ability to blurt out some really dumb stuff.) But, here goes… My two middle kids are participating with their youth group in World Vision’s 30-Hour… Read more »

National Adoption Month: Aging Out

11Nov2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I just watched this video, and I hope you will, too. And then join me in praying for forgiveness. We have no excuses, y’all. Usually I’m preaching at the church, because as a Christian, I believe that if the church were living the way Jesus told us to, things like foster care systems wouldn’t need… Read more »

What I Didn’t Know About Uganda

12Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re not supposed to live in American abundance and miss a third-world country, are you? But oh, Uganda–how I miss you. If you followed our 2014 journey there to adopt our daughter, Violet, you’re probably snickering because you still remember all my whining and bellyaching over how homesick I was. No doubt, I experienced moments… Read more »

What $60 Can Do

11Feb2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I want you to give me $60. Some of you are thinking, “Well, that’s impossible!” You barely have enough in your bank account to pay for gas the rest of this week. You’ve been eating a lot of ramen noodles and peanut butter and you can’t remember the last time you stepped foot inside a… Read more »

Giving a Family

16Jun2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I haven’t been the best about blogging lately, so you may or may not be aware that we recently added a beautiful new addition to our family. Violet came home to us from Uganda in May, after a nearly 2 and a half year adoption process that was equally as grueling and stressful as physical… Read more »