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Steadfast

Y’all, it’s been a really tough week in a series of tough weeks and months and years. We woke up last Monday morning to find that our oldest child had run away overnight in a very planned fashion. For about two hours, we didn’t know where he was. Terrifying, I tell you. He was found in a safe place. We were covered in prayer and had excel…

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It Takes a Village

Well, this is a humbling post for me to write. The events of the last few weeks have shown us that we still have a long road ahead in navigating unique challenges with our oldest two. Right now, we are evaluating a lot of options for getting our kids the help they need, including the possibility of residential treatment. It’s a stressful,…

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Egg-Laying Bunnies and Other Dilemmas

Hey there. It’s Holy Week. Or should I say unpack boxes/stand in line at government agencies/spend so much money/run all the errands week? I am so spiritually adrift right now. I’m reeling with unexpectedly intense grief over leaving North Carolina. My to-do list is dozens of items long, and all those to-dos are loud and crowded in my br…

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Footie Pajamas

“Mom? Can we get me some footie pajamas?” I bit my lip to keep from snort-laughing at my eldest child, thinking that this would make a great one-liner for my family group text. But he wasn’t done. “I mean, they’re just so much easier than regular pajamas. Normally, I have to run around thinking, “where are my pajama pants? Where is my paj…

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Marking Time

Adjusting to the idea of saying “not right now” to overseas missions and church planting has been difficult. Move to Waco? Are you kidding me? Um, the prayer was anywhere but Waco. So, yeah. Waco. Ok. Life will be easy there. (Insert hysterical laughter here.) We can do Waco. 5 bedrooms. A backyard. Grandparents. 5 bedrooms. Ok. 10 years…

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We're Not Alone

This post is part of "Life on the Inside", which is a series that gives a glimpse into our adoptive family's daily life. Please read this series with a discerning attitude that is quick to listen and slow to speak.Due to the sensitive nature of this series, comments have been disabled. However, you can always email me at kat…

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Remember This and Stand Firm

This post is part of "Life on the Inside", which is a series that gives a glimpse into our adoptive family's daily life. Please read this series with a discerning attitude that is quick to listen and slow to speak.Due to the sensitive nature of this series, comments have been disabled. However, you can always email me at kat…

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Being Married Through It All

This post is part of "Life on the Inside", which is a series that gives a glimpse into our adoptive family's daily life. Please read this series with a discerning attitude that is quick to listen and slow to speak.Due to the sensitive nature of this series, comments have been disabled. However, you can always email me at kat…

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Let's Define "Special Needs"

This post is part of "Life on the Inside", which is a series that gives a glimpse into our adoptive family's daily life. Please read this series with a discerning attitude that is quick to listen and slow to speak.Due to the sensitive nature of this series, comments have been disabled. However, you can always email me at kat…

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