Conviction is a gift from the Holy Spirit. Conviction is that nagging sense that you are doing something that you know is wrong, but you keep doing it, and you keep justifying it, over and over and over and over again.
But rejection, even rejection because you are speaking the Truth of the Word, stings.
It’s January 1, 2015. I don’t think anyone except my mother still checks to see if I’m writing anymore. But one of my goals in 2015 is to write more. I have a loose outline for each week I’d like to follow; we’ll see if I can stick to it. I finished my first semester… Continue reading It’s 2015
Little Man’s 4th birthday was Saturday. Christmas was, obviously, just a few weeks ago. So we suddenly have an influx of new toys. Now, I am pretty hardcore when it comes to gift giving and my little one. I send out “wish lists” to the family and suggest things that we need. We don’t have… Continue reading Toy Purge: How Do You Know?
I originally intended to call this post the “loneliness of motherhood,” but I realized that isn’t quite right. Although there are certainly days that are lonely, it is not the pervading feeling of my life. Isolation, however, is. I used to be a middle school teacher. I would go to work and interact with a… Continue reading The Isolation of Motherhood
My baby is disappearing. In his place is a little boy. One who runs. And tries to repeat everything we say. One who hugs us. And eats more than I do some days. Instead of onesies, we have t-shirts and little carpenter jeans. Instead of plain socks we have shoes that tie. Sippy cups, instead… Continue reading Disappearing
So last week I read this book called “Babyville” by Jane Green. I’ve been reading a lot of her stuff lately. I tend to pick up a book at the library and then plow through that author’s entire collection. Green’s books are fluffy chick lit type books – perfect for my mommy brain right now!… Continue reading Fact? or Fiction?
Well, it’s time for a few changes around here! New template? Check! New ideas? Check! Explanation? Here ya’ go: I started this blog to chronicle my feelings, experiences, ideas and journey into a semi-open transracial adoption. Now that Little Man is home, I feel that this blog will become more….encompassing. Will I still talk about… Continue reading Change