Tag Archive: adoption

Jul 15

“Give a Girl a Pair of Shoes”

  When I found this quote, and especially with this image, it reminded me of all that I have to be grateful for in my life. It reminded me of traveling to China the second time to bring Annie home, and how she has had to work so hard at everything she accomplishes. Including walking …

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Aug 07

Thursday Favorite Things: Encouraging Creativity in Children

Everyone is creative. We might not all feel like we are creative, but that depends on our definition of “creativity.” We aren’t all artists who paint pictures or design buildings or fashion sculptures. We aren’t all classical pianists or opera singers or violinists. We aren’t all writers or poets or composers. We aren’t all actors …

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Jul 09

Wednesday Wisdom: Celebrate Family!

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Our family is a bit different from lots of others because we have older kids (and lots of grand kids!) and we have our two younger daughters still living at home. We are a “blended” family, but not all “blended” families are like the Brady Bunch. Some families …

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Jul 08

What’s wrong with you???

What’s wrong with YOU? What’s wrong with ME? Well, I admit that I’m frequently in brain overload, wandering around muttering to myself trying to remember all of the things that I said I would do. Or all of the things that pop, uninvited, into my brain at all hours of the day and night. And …

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Jul 01

Waiting for Grace

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 Once upon a time, I was waiting to welcome Grace. And grace. Either way, in my life, Grace has been a gift of God’s grace and her presence always reminds me that even …

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