Waiting for Provision

I’ve been pondering the story of Abraham and Isaac lately. I considered how God could ever ask such a thing if Abraham, and if he would ever ask it of me. We know that God provided a sacrifice instead of Isaac, exemplifying Jesus many years later. But what if God asks a sacrifice of me […]

You are Mighty!

I once heard a podcaster discussing how she puts her kids to bed at night. With the hope of sending them off to sleep with joy and peace, confidence in their Maker and His care for them she says the same thing to each child every night: You are mighty.  As we raise boys who […]

Learning Adoption Together

A couple of years ago when we started talking adoption, I knew that we had a lot to learn about the process, the language, the politics, laws etc. I started immersing myself in various resources: literature and research, current events, and talking with and meeting adoptees and adoptive parents. I learned so quickly that it is […]

On Meteors and Jesus 

I have very fond memories of my childhood. Though we didn’t always agree (hello teenage years) we were all close. My parents made our home a place we wanted to be at, a place to bring your friends. It was always a place of discussion, of openness, acceptance. They were never afraid to let us […]