Tag: my thoughts

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 compared to the depth of emotion I feel.  And yet to say nothing …

every little thing

Like many, I sat outside for a while last night and watched as the “super” moon lunar eclipse.  In my neck of the woods it was not a clear night; there really wasn’t anything “super” about the moon itself.  The eclipse, though, that was kind of neat to watch. I’m no astronomer.  I don’t regularly …

from the top of the hill

Wednesday.  Middle of the week.  Feels like I’ve trudged up the hill to this point, and now I can look down toward Friday and breathe a sigh of relief. Not every day is good. Not every day is hard. But every day is definitely good-and-hard. Today has been a roller coaster of behavior.  Some heartwarming …

This is what happens when you iron your kids’ clothes.

So much rambling around in my head today.  So hear goes one of the most disjointed posts I have ever written. Disjointed… and not disjointed. Lots going on. But all one Mover.  And all working for my good. *** I really love my kids!  We’ve been just the 4 of us this weekend with Dad …

Why International? Why China?

In the past 51 days, we’ve had a number of responses from people when they find out that we are adopting. Most folks are really excited.  Some are surprised.  Some react in ways I wouldn’t have foreseen. Yes, there are those people… the ones who immediately jump to “Why did you choose international when there …

!!!

I will warn you that this is my thoughts while sitting in my flowered chair after trying to watch the news.  There are no citations given, but if you want them, just let me know & I can send them along.  This is a heartfelt, quickly written post… not a researched, well-developed treatise. 🙂 My …