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Addis meets Rocky Top

Lulu is 18-months-old already, pretty wild to think about. One of the many things she enjoys spending time doing (besides finding tinyView full post »

benediction

This past weekend I had the opportunity to get away (Thank you Rob!!!) and meet up with four other adoptive moms for two days ofView full post »

Are we there already?

I have not done a great job keeping up to date on all our summer happenings around here, and now here we are at the first day of school forView full post »

baby steps to English

We have rounded the four-month mark since arriving home, and every day when new (or sometimes old) challenges arise I have to remind myselfView full post »

A Recap on our Reset

We spent the latter half of June at the coast of Florida on what would become known as The Great Richmond Reset. After the past two yearsView full post »

Making Memories (and the photos that nearly ruined them)

We just returned home last weekend from our much-anticipated beach vacation, and going through photos from the trip I knew I had to postView full post »

Referral-versary

One year ago today my phone rang, bringing the news we had prayed and hoped and waited on for several months. It was June 24th, 2011 whenView full post »

Layers of a Marriage, 15 Years

Happy Anniversary to my closest ally, the soul I know as well as my own reflection. In 15 years I have come to crave the full, steadinessView full post »

The Dim Mirror of Blessing

One recent morning, a post from Ann appeared in my inbox just at the right moment of pause, and I actually opened it and read. I sayView full post »

My Roots Lie Here

A few weeks ago I ran across a print by way of Pinterest, that I loved for Lulu’s room. The piece from a line entitled “MyView full post »

15-months-old…

…And no real commentary needed.View full post »

Failure to Thrive

Job 42:10-17 (NASB) 10 The Lord restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the Lord increased all that Job hadView full post »