Open-ish

Happy Tuesday. So, because I’m not exactly sure what to write about this morning, I thought it would be a great time to tell you something I’ve avoided talking about. My hooha. More specifically, the improbability that I will be able to have a baby without divine intervention or some pale person in a lab…

40:40 Day 33

Miles’ visa took eight months to get approved , and it just happened to be  approved one day before the list was released.One day. Many families had been waiting for months for Dictator, I mean, President Joseph Kabila of the DRC to reopen the adoption gates. Chris and Julie knew it was God that had…

40:40 Day 6

GSU I have always envied the way God shows up in my best friend’s life. She experiences crazy answer to prayer because she takes crazy steps of faith. About four years ago she and her husband started the journey to adopt two beautiful children from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  God’s leading was evident from…

Christmas Jones

I shared a joke with a homeless man yesterday. My window was open (can you believe this weather?) as I pulled up next to the bus stop by the sketchy McDonald’s. There are always homeless people at this intersection, so it’s easy to just pass them by because if I gave them money every day…

A Tail of Two Kitties

This is Sebastian. I brought him home December 5th of last year. Three days earlier, my little tabby cat Tony (short for Antonio Banderas) had run out the front door when my roommate Sarah came home. I didn’t like to let him out front because of all the cars, but sometimes he got out that…