LET'S STAY CONNECTED!

    Connection During Social Distancing

    Connection During Social Distancing

    How do we stay connected during this time of social distancing?  Think of it as physical distancing instead of social distancing 🙂 We need each other more than ever these days, so here are a few ways to reach out and stay connected. Without technology (or with basic technology) Write a letter. Send a handwritten letter […]

    “Goodbye” or “See you later”???

    “Goodbye” or “See you later”???

    I shouldn’t be okay right now. For brief moments I am not, but that perfect peace which passes understanding continues to fight its way to the surface and rise above our ever-changing circumstances. We spent Mike’s birthday saying goodbye to our son. The plan was to pass him on to his biological family today, until […]

    Foster Care: When it feels like you have no voice

    Foster Care: When it feels like you have no voice

    This morning, my anger melted to tears of thanksgiving. A friend and fellow foster-mom gave us the advice to just keep swimming. My heart needed to hear this, and I know it came from a genuine place of love meaning: don’t give up. I truly appreciate the encouragement. But as we often do when our […]

    Be Held

    Be Held

    We never outgrow our need to Be Held. Zephaniah 3:17 says, “The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” Imagine this: being held in Jesus’ arms. Looking up at his […]

    Lake birthday Celebrating 11 years

    Lake birthday Celebrating 11 years

    While the calendar tells us we should be trading our swimsuits for sweaters and craving pumpkin-spiced everything, we’re holding onto every last moment of summer. Our brand-new 11-year-old put it this way, and I couldn’t agree more, “Mom, it feels like the lake is an extension of my body.” I’m not exactly sure what that […]