Monthly Archives: September 2013

… and, then there were 3

Writing a post announcing that a baby, our baby, was on its way has been a dream of mine for almost ten months since we decided to adopt. But, our journey to having a family has been a long three … Continue reading

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… on waiting

This poem was posted on a friend’s Facebook page a year ago. God was good and faithful to her and her husband. I printed and framed this picture for my classroom. I looked at it today and was again reminded … Continue reading

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… choosing adoption

Nothing grips my heart more than adoption. It is the ultimate choice to serve God in a way that is uncomfortable and frustrating at times but is so fulfilling and humbling more often than not in ways that couldn’t be … Continue reading

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…. my week

I’ve been rather quiet and incredibly speechless these days. But, here’s what I’ve been up to!!! Go Texans!!! We’ll get the WIN next week!!! My niece blew me out of the water with this post!! How awesome is this?? She’s … Continue reading

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… teachable moments

I’m sitting at my desk, watching my students come in and interact with each other as they prepare for their day and I’m humbled. As an educator, I’m not paid much but am reminded daily why investing in these children … Continue reading

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… happy

*** disclaimer: this gorgeous little one is not mine! I was just lucky enough to have the opportunity to witness her baby dedication! This pic is post wardrobe change!!! *** My heart is so full. There’s not too much I … Continue reading

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… good gifts

Matthew 7:11 “If you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask?” Finally becoming emotional at the goodness God is displaying to my … Continue reading

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