Tag Archive: motherhood

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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Sep 26

I used to be Wonder Woman . . . .

Or so I thought. Apparently I was living in denial, or perhaps I was delusional, because it has become obvious that I am NOT Wonder Woman. At least not now. I might have been, once upon a time, but I’m beginning to doubt that fairy tale. But as I look around at all the young …

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May 15

Wordless Wednesday: Roses in a Vase

From the beautiful bouquet of roses from my family on Mother’s Day . . . . . no words can express how much I treasure this expression of their love for me, the Mama in our home!   Please join us today for WORDLESS WEDNESDAY at Create with Joy! Link up your blog post today so the …

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Feb 01

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday: Mama’s Hands


Do you ever think about your Mama’s hands and all of the love that they express to you? Today, in the sunlight of her love, won’t you remember . . . remember.

Nov 22

In Other Words: Remember who you are and Who you serve


 “ Let us remember that, as much as has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt   It is always amazing to me how often the weekly “In Other Words” quotes mirror …

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Nov 16

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Waiting

Annie in Shang Rao Orphanage 2

 This is one of the first pictures we received of our Annie while we were waiting to bring her home. Here she is in the Shang Rao Orphanage in Shang Rao City, Jiangxi Province, P. R. China. We were waiting to bring her home, and she was waiting for her Forever Family to arrive. Since …

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Aug 30

In Other Words: Got it figured out yet?


 “ God is looking for F.A.T. disciples, disciples that are faithful, available, and teachable. We can’t teach others what we don’t know ourselves. ” Anonymous When I was a “young” mom, I used to wonder when I would be one of the “older women” who were instructed to teach the “younger women” who are addressed in …

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