A Fresh Perspective

My mother used to remind me, “Some things just take time.” It takes time for the dough to rise, it takes time for a garden to grow, it takes time for cheese to age. Some things just take time. However, we live in a society that wants things now. One of my favorite lines comes…

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The Wait

God doesn’t operate on our time clock. Today is my 2-year anniversary. We downloaded our adoption application to Three Angel’s Children’s Relief orphanage in Haiti exactly two years ago. At the time, we were told to expect our adoption to take approximately 18 months. Well, eighteen months has come and gone, with some days barely…

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What are You Waiting For?

My daughter picked up her phone and noticed this ridiculous message, “iphone is disabled. Try again in 23,117,684 minutes.” That translates into 385,295 hours or 16,053 days. Better said, it translates to nearly 44 years. That’s a long time to wait for her iphone to work again! During this thing we do called LIFE, there are times when…

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Mama’s First Kiss

There’s nothing quite like a Mama’s First Kiss! We started our adoption journey nearly 2 years ago. The first time we met our son face-to-face was last June. To be honest, he was scared to death of my husband, my kids and me. As much as his nanny would try to persuade him to come to…

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