School is starting and I find myself wrestling with a mixed bag of emotions. There is a part of me that is doing internal flip-flops for joy. With four kids ranging in age from three to eighteen, I have been yearning for a moment of sanity. A moment to catch my breath. sigh. A moment without all… Continue reading
Although you cannot see everything they do, you can trust the One who does.
As soon as I hit the driveway, I ran for our bedroom, shut the door and tried to reach my husband to get the skinny. However, as an E.R. physician, he is not always reachable. He did not answer and therefore, the next several hours were exhausting. I had a come to Jesus meeting.
ME. JESUS. FACE GLUED TO CARPET KINDA MEETING.
One of my favorite songs from the Disney hit Lion King is “Hukuna Matata.” The lyrics go like this… Hukuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase Hukuna Matata! Ain’t no passing craze It means no worries for the rest of your days It’s our problem-free philosophy Is this really possible? Can we really live like this? Well, maybe… Continue reading
Today someone asked me if our adopted son knew who Coby and I are. Like, does he know we are his parents? It’s always a question I struggle to answer. Yes, he does know who we are and we go by “mommi” and “poppi” when we are at his orphanage. But, in all honesty, I don’t… Continue reading
Kids are awesome! You never know what is going to come out of their mouths. They constantly keep you on your toes. They exhaust you, try you, sleep-deprive you and add hot sauce to your life. That’s why so many of us decide we can’t live without them…and also have moments where we don’t know if we… Continue reading