Category Archives: Adoption

Life with a two year old (again)

So you say you haven’t heard from me for awhile? I guess that’s to be expected when you find yourself suddenly, after 2 years of waiting, in the full care of a two year old, which you haven’t done for … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Day to day life, Play Time | Leave a comment

I might have forgotten that I asked for this…

As we continue to wait to be allowed to meet and begin caring for our son, we’ve gone through a million emotions. There has been hope, despair, anger, frustration, gratitude, and more. Each day that we are delayed again, I … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption | Leave a comment


One of the weird things we pray for as Christians is to know God better. I say “weird” because often we don’t think about what this actually means. Usually we are thinking about reading our Bible and asking for God … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption | 1 Comment

Life in the Subjunctive

I’m taking an intensive Spanish class for 6 weeks. I’ve been in the Dominican Republic for more than 3 years and I can get by pretty well in Spanish but I am not as fluent as I would like to … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Service | 2 Comments

Who will “come”?

I heard the screaming in the front yard and dropped what I was doing and ran. Tavin was lying on the ground crying after having a bike wreck. He was ok but bruised and scratched. I comforted him and helped … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption | Leave a comment

Update letter, Feb. 2012

Adoption James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. Psalm 68:5-6 Father to the fatherless, … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Uncategorized, update letters | Leave a comment