Posts Tagged: Thanking God

Finally Finalizing

20Mar2018 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

May is a good month for my family. In May 2014, this happened: And now, FOUR years, four attorneys, a couple of home studies and enough Ugandan paperwork to reach the peak of Mt. Stanley LATER… We finally, finally have our court date to finalize our daughter’s adoption! None of us ever expected it to take… Read more »

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Work

4Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I am grateful today for the opportunity to work. To not only contribute significantly to my household financially, but to enjoy (for the most part!) what I do AND the privilege of working from home. I know I bellyache a lot on social media about how difficult it can be to work with a million… Read more »

30 Days of Thanksgiving: November

2Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Driving home from school today, the kids and I were talking about how much we like this time of the year. I was surprised to hear them say things similar to what I shared in this post two autumns ago, Saying Yes to November. The teenagers mentioned how much they can’t wait to eat turkey,… Read more »

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Simple Faith

1Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I must admit: sometimes I think these “30 Days of Thankfulness” posts in November are kind of cheesy. I mean, shouldn’t we be thankful every day of the year? We should, of course. But lately, I’ve realized that I’ve fallen away from that discipline. The negativity of life has been so heavy lately that it’s… Read more »

Memorial Stones

6Jul2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the Old Testament of the Bible, people were encouraged to make memorials at places where God did miraculous things. Often, these were made of stone and meant to be permanent reminders for future generations of what God had done in that place. I think we are wise to create similar memorials in our own lives, whether… Read more »