Tag: the Cross

rupture and repair

“Rupture and Repair” It’s how some in the adoption world describe situations that go south for whatever reason.  In some cases, it’s the child who is trying to understand the boundaries that are set, and whether or not we as the parents will still use the words, “I love you” if those boundaries are breached. …

Easter: 8 weeks home.

This year our Easter looks much more low-key than in years past.  Just like having an eight-week-old newborn baby might change things up, having our eight-week-old-four-year-old has changed things up a bit, but it’s good.  Really good.  She’s hearing that Jesus rose from the grave for HER today! We have the joint Easter basket of …

desperate for the “good” ‘ol days

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Spent some time really sinking into this, and what it looks like. If I am a new creation (and, I am), why do I so often long for my old skin? Why do …

thoughts about the Cross

I’ve been reading through Radical, by David Platt again. And, you know how it is when you are really struck by something that it won’t leave your mind?  And then, you start thinking about the ramifications of what the something is.  And then, thoughts start piling on top of thoughts and you wish you could …