Not convenient, simple or easy. Move Forward!

Not convenient, simple or easy. Move Forward!

Our family starts our journey to Thailand mere hours from now. Our bags are packed. We’ve moved boxes, stored treasures, donated items, rented our home to a Japanese company in our city, acquired visas, and just today mere hours before departure we sold two cars (so...
Can You Hear God’s Whispers?

Can You Hear God’s Whispers?

Phoebe’s birth mom is a hero. She demonstrates the strength of any woman who chooses life – when death appears so much simpler, more convenient, or saves face. Yet, upon seeing her cleft lip/palate daughter in a poverty stricken province, she took action to protect...
God Remembers…God Waits…God Speaks

God Remembers…God Waits…God Speaks

On the last day of vacation, I went to the beach early in the morning to do a quiet time. As I sat and watched the waves roll in and out, I embraced the moment to just be with God. I expressed some concerns and fears I found myself struggling with as Chad and I...
Questions that Surround the Loss

Questions that Surround the Loss

I called my friend Amy from a bookstore as I stood before a row of beautiful journals. She answered the phone, and I sobbed, “I’ll never know my child’s favorite color.” I stood there weeping as I realized yet another aspect of my child that I would never know. During...