I haven’t been more excited about a guest post! I’m honored to share my friend January’s words on adoption. She has a beautiful heart and spends her days serving as a nurse at the University of Iowa. January was adopted from the Philippines at 1.5 years old, and she’s generously is sharing her perspective and […]Read More january's adoption story
Today, Orphan Sunday, I join many others in remembering + praying for so many children who are parentless. I’m so thankful. So thankful for all who dedicate time and service to forgotten ones via foster care, missions, acts of love, + so much more. So thankful for the children who will never again carry the label […]Read More orphan sunday
I’ve been thinking a lot about fear. Fear of letting go of comforts. Fear of being judged. Fear of failure. Fear of being a hypocrite. Fear of missing out on the story God is writing. Fear of shouting too loudly. Fear of being too quiet. Fear of risking it all. Fear of losing it all. […]Read More fear, international adoption, + learning from martyrs.
A friend sent me today’s post from A Glad Surrender, a lent blog + devotional by Cornerstone Church in Ames. What a simple + poignant reminder that adoption can reflect the gospel. (Yes, those are the hands of my awesome husband and son.) “Pure and undefiled religions before our God and Father is this: to […]Read More a glad surrender.
Familiar with the phrase, “hurry up and wait?” There’s a lot of that when you are adopting. I’m living the “hurry up” part right now. Which means blogging time has decreased, but awesome real-life stuff has increased. Basically, this is a preview post in which I tell you about all of the cool things I’m […]Read More things to come.