Tag: gratitude


Many people who haven’t adopted and admire those who have think that we have rescued our child. Truth is, we’re the rescued ones. Rescued from selfishness. Rescued from anger. Rescued from a worldview that says doing “fun things” is more important than… Read More

simple gratitude

I had a different post ready for today… but when I woke up and saw that more heartbreak  had been heaped onto a nation already reeling from injustices committed, well, things changed.  My typed words will always seem inadequate to me when… Read More

girls & boys

Thankful today for… water fights between girls and boys running through the sprinklers on a hot summer day my boys and my girls and how they won’t go to bed without getting a hug from me Daddy taking the boys on a… Read More

choose gratitude!

The schedule was already going to be tight, and then an unexpected twist made it a little tighter.  Funny how quickly Satan jumps on the twists and turns and blows them sky-high out of proportion in a matter of a few heartbeats. … Read More

July Gifts {Day twenty-five}

I feel like I should be a little ashamed at how infrequently I am posting these “gifts”.  I confess I look at the gift-of-the-day pretty much every day, but some days I just don’t get around to posting.  Some days I don’t… Read More

Guest Post: November the 5th

For the first time ever, I’m posting something I haven’t written myself!  A friend of mine recently saw to completion one of the most heartbreakingly joyful years of her life… and when I read what she wrote about it, I knew it… Read More