Category Archives: Spirituality

The Enemy is Hereby Served Notice!

For those of you who have read my blog in the past it has been primarily about our adoption journey.  I’ve talked about a lot of hard things that many people just don’t talk about when it comes to adopting … Continue reading

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The Backlash Has Begun – Good!

I’m hitting a nerve with some people.  Excellent.  Means what I’m saying just might be making a difference.  There are some who are downright mad and have told me in no uncertain terms to take down my offensive post.  Seems … Continue reading

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Seven Months Home

Today I was thinking back to the beginning of the second adoption journey.  Remembering how stressful it was to get the dossier (huge pile of documents for the Ukraine government) and the USCIS 600a (another pile of documents for the … Continue reading

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Yahweh Smiles!

I love it when Yahweh smiles at me.  Little smiles, big smiles.  It shows me that He is present in my life.  That He is right here, loving on me.  Showing that He cares.  Sometimes it’s as simple as driving … Continue reading

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First Fruits

A fellow adoptive mom talked with me yesterday.  She is running a big community sale to raise funds for their adoption.  She called to ask my opinion on some feelings she was having.  She felt angry and then guilty that … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

A couple of weeks ago Vlad said something to me about the word love.  This is a very complicated word and it can have all sorts of meanings and since he is still learning the in’s and out’s of American … Continue reading

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Why We Walked Away from Christmas

We are pretty low-key about how our family does holidays mostly because we don’t do them at all.  Some people notice.  People notice when you don’t post pictures in front of the tree, send cards or talk about your holiday.  … Continue reading

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The Fruit of His Spirit

What a difference a few days can make. The power of prayer is phenomenal. These past few weeks have stretched us way beyond anything we could have ever imagined.  Yesterday was calm.  This morning before school was calm.  I am … Continue reading

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Who Is Watching Me Today?

  Did you know that according to speaker John Maxwell that you will influence more than 10,000 people in your lifetime?  That every day you influence several people? Today I am influencing not only my husband and children but others … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works

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