Tag Archives: freedom

on my last day of 26

Where am I going? When I was staying in Nigeria, when it was just me and a chubby little one-year-old, waiting for a consulate to issue a visa so our family could be whole, I was scared. I was in … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: hello, goodbye.

I’m not great at goodbyes. I fumble over farewells. I linger longer than I should and I give extra hugs even after we’ve said goodbye for the tenth time. I (usually) save the waterworks for until the door shuts. As “see … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: the unreachable places

There’s no place that His love can’t reach. I think we all need that reminder. So many storms are covering so many, near and far, whom we love deeply. All we can do is cry out with them and cling to … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: love well

How do we love well? That’s a tough question, isn’t it? Loving well is running through the field and letting them be little. It’s sitting up late at night with a cup of coffee when words aren’t enough. It’s an encouraging … Continue reading

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31 days of living free: it is for freedom that i am set free

I’ve missed a couple blogging days this weekend. I’ll be honest with you: the past couple of days have been pretty straight-up, straight-down…bad. In the midst of it, we had a great day of getting to spend a day away … Continue reading

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fear, international adoption, + learning from martyrs.

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. … Continue reading

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