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Connecting the dots of God’s story

This morning in my quiet time, I was reading in the book of Psalms and this verse really stuck out for me:

“I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.” Psalm 143:5

It has been on my heart lately to share with you a story of . . . → Read More: Connecting the dots of God’s story

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Why we won’t be adopting…a revelation

A post of a thousand words begins with a single keystroke.

I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting my blog.  I’ve been meaning to write this post for quite some time.  I’ve been desperate to sit down and share so many things with you.  The problem is that I have so many words swimming around in my head and . . . → Read More: Why we won’t be adopting…a revelation

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Happy Birthday Little Bear!

I just have to stop for a moment and wish our previous foster son a very Happy Birthday!! I can’t believe that it’s been an entire year since he was born, and only one week shy of a year since I first held him in my arms.  He came into our lives when he was 7 . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday Little Bear!

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I actually miss the laundry

I probably shouldn’t admit this in public, but I haven’t done laundry in a week and a half!  I re-use my after-shower towel for a few days before I wash it since I’m clean when I use it and I hang it up to dry.  Lovebug has about 50 pairs of panties since her sensory issues . . . → Read More: I actually miss the laundry

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I just had to get this out…

I’ve been wanting to write this for 2 weeks, but I keep wavering back and forth on whether or not I should.  Would writing about it do any good?  Or am I just venting?  If I am just venting, it’s my blog so that’s ok anyway, right?  I finally decided I just want to get it . . . → Read More: I just had to get this out…

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Reflecting on Little Bear – 2 weeks later

Tomorrow will be 2 weeks since Little Bear left our home.  2 weeks since I’ve heard his sweet laugh or seen his sweet smile.  I miss him terribly.  The crib is still set up in his old room and I find myself avoiding going in that room unless I have to.  Sometimes I find my mind . . . → Read More: Reflecting on Little Bear – 2 weeks later

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He gives and takes away

“The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised.” ~ Job 1:21

Our sweet Little Bear left us last Thursday.  It was time.  CPS made it abundantly clear that he was not going to be available for adoption anytime in the foreseeable future.  We are moving in just a . . . → Read More: He gives and takes away

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The Middle Mom

Soon someone else will become the new foster parents of our Little Bear.  This little boy that we’ve raised for all of his almost-9 months will soon be a blessing to another family.  He was never meant to stay with us, even though I let myself believe otherwise for so long.  God has a bigger plan . . . → Read More: The Middle Mom

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He knows your name!

A couple nights ago, I wrote this:

Tonight I have peace. God’s peace. I’ve spent the last hour looking through pictures of our previous foster kids. Of the day they arrived in our home. Seeing them grow and learn. A video of a 2.5 year old completing her first puzzle and saying “Mommy I did . . . → Read More: He knows your name!

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God doesn’t lead you anywhere He hasn’t already been

I gave Hubby a card recently that said that.  I thought it was perfect for this new Army adventure we are going on.  We are in the last 90 days before we will be moving, but we don’t know yet where we are going.

The same applies to our foster baby.  God knows his future, even . . . → Read More: God doesn’t lead you anywhere He hasn’t already been

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