June 12, 2019

If you’re just joining our story, read these first:Infertility to Adoption | The Backstory: The Journey We Never Thought We’d Take, Part OneThe Journey We Never Thought We’d Take, Part TwoWe’re Adopting! Part Three Our Adoption Story:The Wait EndsWhen the Phone Rings “….Your profile has been chosen….” I want to turn back the hands of […]

June 7, 2019

In the morning, in the breath of a new day, there lived something. Something inside her smile. Something inside his touch. Something that tumbled from the newly risen sun and bounced back flashes and flickers across glistening, glass-like waters. Something that wrapped around their waists and tucked itself inside their hearts. Something the past grew […]

June 4, 2019

If you don’t already know this about me–you should. I absolutely LOVE encouragement! Yes, of course getting it–but having the opportunity to come alongside someone else and say, “Yes! You’re doing it! And I’m here beside you!” Now THAT’S energizing!!! That’s how I feel about Elizabeth! And to top it off, her husband Wade, herself […]

May 29, 2019

It’s amazing that something so small as a look can change everything. Life.Love.The trajectory of all that stands before. And a look turned to like which turned to love which turned to forever till death do us part. And that love that deepened and grew took root. It was made stronger by storms and stable […]

May 25, 2019

Spend but one minute with her and you’ll discover something unique, something sweetly special inside her smile. It could be said that it was joy, it was spirit, it was innate about her…. And that’s probably true. But there was more. See when she turns, when she spins and spots someone–spots him, her future, her […]

May 24, 2019

In a small town, tucked back far into the rolling country, they would start their forever together. Skies spread a thick gray covering, stretching from one corner of the heavens to the other, but it didn’t matter. Today she would be his. The soft sounds of rain stopped as their day began. It was perfect. […]

May 19, 2019

If you’re just joining, be sure to click over and read THIS before you continue on with our adoption story. // We pick back up the story. The impossible stood before us. A payment to move to the live list we weren’t sure how we would make and the looming overhang of expenses we knew […]

April 25, 2019

I’ve started writing this more times that I can remember. I’d begin, write, re-write…and then feel this overwhelming sense of inadequacy in retelling the incredible workings of our God…then stop. But I know a few things so deeply inside of me. I know that our stories must be told. Because here’s the thing. When our […]

January 8, 2019

I love the space between the end of a year and the beginning of the next. It’s like this tiny breath of remembering what was and anticipating what will be. Each year has looked so vastly different, but the common strand connecting them all are the whispers of thankfulness to the Lord during these moments […]

January 1, 2019

As a part of my business workflow, after a family books me for a session I send out a variety of forms, contracts & questionnaires. I’ve created templates within the system I use so that it takes no time at all to get these essentials to my clients! One of the first things that I […]

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