waiting is for the weak

When we were in the process of adopting Joseph, we finally got word that his in-country court date was set for July. I stared at the calendar and time eked by. I rearranged books in the nursery and resorted tot-sized toys. I made up my mind. My mama heart couldn’t wait any longer. I hammered […]

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when you need to begin again

I wish I had a reset button.  Where the flick of a finger could change my circumstances. My heart. Our world. I fall into this trap of believing that pulling out a new sheet of paper and starting fresh has to be a grand, momentous gesture. That to begin again, I have to have it all […]

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Angels in Adoption Pinning Ceremony

On Tuesday, we had the very surreal experience of attending the National Coalition on Adoption’s 2013 Angels in Adoption pinning ceremony. It was held at the National Guard Headquarters during a lunch ceremony where members of congress were running in and out because they were on the floor voting. Each “angel” was introduced by their […]

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