My Hope Is In You: December Shirt

Happy Tuesday, Friends! I wanted to start out by saying thank you for all of your sweet messages regarding my last post. Many of you have...
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New Beginnings

Hello Friends! Welcome to my new and improved blog! I am so glad you are here. I am also so very, VERY thankful for a talented husband who...
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Finding Gods Love in the Midst of Heartache

"Whatever storm you are in that is testing your confidence in Gods goodness, remember your greatest need has already been met in the...
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What We’ve Been Waiting For: Adoption Update

I'll stand With arms high and heart abandoned In awe of the one who gave it all I'll stand My soul Lord to you surrendered All I am is...
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When You Struggle to Find the Light

Our days recently have consisted of desperately clinging to light {any ounce we can get our hands on} in the midst of darkness. Did you...
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Praise Him, for He is Good.

I can not believe that Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas is upon us. This year has felt like it has flown by faster than any other year...
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When God Calls You There, Not Here

Many of you may already know this, but for those who do not, today is Orphan Sunday! A day to bring awareness to the millions of orphans...
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One Small Step Closer

So, THIS happened a few weeks ago!!!!! That's right! We have sent in the check and the application for our homestudy! Thank you for the...
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UPDATE on Bracelets for Charlie

One of my most favorite things about the last few weeks, has been seeing all of the pictures of friends wearing the bracelets for Charlie....
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Bracelets for Charlie & Haiti

Hope is often found in the form of many different things. But would you imagine that it could come in the form of something as small as a...
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We’re Adopting!

{Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in His holy habitation. Psalm 68:5} As you can most likely tell from the picture...
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Go Now: South Africa

The last 6 weeks has been quite a whirlwind for my little family. The last week in May I had surgery, we moved into a new house, and my...
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The Power of the Word & Encouragement

Right now, I am up to my eyeballs in physical pain, a teething baby, a sassy three year old, moving boxes, anxiety over the next three...
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An Opportunity for Community

Sweet friends, have you struggled to find community where you are at? Are you in need of encouragement? Do you just love connecting with...
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To My Girls…

Happy Mothers Day to all you Momma's out there. Whether you're a Mom, a Grandma who has taken in your grandchildren, a foster Mom, a Mom...
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I’m Back!

I'm so excited to be back writing on this poorly, neglected blog of mine. Life happens, and you just have to move on. Whether you like it...
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4 Years and Counting

My husband & I celebrated 4 years of marriage a few days ago. We spent a lot of time looking at each other and exclaiming, "Where did...
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A New Year, Brings New Hope

Hello dear friends! It's almost the new year! Can you believe it? 2013 was jam-packed full of so many wonderful, amazing, awful, too good,...
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He’s Still Good

I really can not start any other way, then to say 'Thank You', a million times over. The support, love, messages, and kind words, that so...
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Broken Beginning, Beautiful Ending

This week has been one of the hardest weeks in mine and Dustin's ministry so far. Our youth group has been shaken by some devestating...
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We Can, Because He Will

Oh, dear hearts. Before you read any further, please take a couple minutes to watch this video of Beth Moore. This just might turn your...
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Seeing the Beauty In Your Scars

Before I start, let me address the big elephant in the room. The one that shouts loud and clear that I have failed incredibly at keeping...
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Ode to Hair

Oh hair, how I love thee... Seriously people, I have an unhealthy attachment to my hair. What is wrong with this lady, you ask. When you...
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A New Beginning

Well, here it is! My new, revamped blog! Thank you husband for making this for me. Isn't he awesome? Thank you for taking the time to...
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Hope through the Heartache

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." ~Jeremiah...
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