Monthly Archives: July 2013

… a wonderful life

(repost from a friend on IG!!) You know what I love? Finding encouragement in the word. I read 2 Peter 1:3-12 today…. I love how it starts off reminding us that God has given us EVERYTHING we need to live … Continue reading

Posted in aha!, awareness, education, faith, growth, hope, husbands, marriage, relationships, scripture, serve, service, what I love, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

… moving past comfort

I had the most amazing text-versation with a fellow adoptive mama today and my heart has completely broken what she shared with me. Just a link. A little link that led me to the most heart wrenching information I’ve come … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, aha!, coming out, faith, family, growth, hope, husbands, scripture, serve, service, the plan, what I love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

… patience

when I tell you I have completely fallen in love with the scripture. I have fallen head over heels in love with God’s word. Sounds strange, even to me, because I’ve been a Christian forever, but when I began to … Continue reading

Posted in about me, adoption, aha!, awareness, faith, family, husbands, marriage, scripture, serve, service, the plan, what I love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

… fresh starts

For years, I admired anyone who had a regular Bible reading regimen….. Especially those who read and studied in the wee hours of the mornings. I never got into morning devotions because I struggle so much with getting up in … Continue reading

Posted in awareness, faith, growth, scripture, the plan, what I love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

… proud & preparing

Hi, my name is Alaina and I’m an adoptive mama. I am so excited about our calling to adopt. Expanding our family by adding a child who needs a home is so exciting to me…… A year ago, I wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, education, faith, family, fertility, growth, hope, husbands, marriage, the plan | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

… a tiny glimpse

My God, look at this. Seriously?! Every moment with these girls blows my mind…….. How they think (Ari wants some of my sister, Alyssas’s, lunch. She asks, “Do you like to share??”) really. Again, I’m not around 4 yo’s often … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, aha!, faith, family, fertility, husbands, infertility, marriage, nieces, scripture, summer, the plan, what I love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

… like a ton of bricks

I want a baby. Which seems obvious because we are in the process of adopting, but this is the first time in a very long time I’ve felt this. A fervor, a strong desire that feels like a need, an … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, aha!, coming out, faith, fertility, growth, hope, husbands, infertility, marriage, scripture, serve, summer, the plan, what I love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment