Word of the Year: JOY

Last weekend, I was considering my word of the year for 2018, and almost immediately, I knew it. I just know when I know, and I knew, and I was EXCITED. I’m learning that these words are the kindness of God, speaking promise and hope to my heart in the busiest time of the […]

Why I’m Grateful for My Adoption Story

I’m so grateful to have my friend Lorilee Craker visiting today. I was honoured to write an endorsement for her memoir, Anne of Green Gables, My Daughter and Me: What My Favourite Book Taught Me about Grace, Belonging & the Orphan in Us All. In the spirit of learning to give thanks, and the […]

Day 16 – On Birthdays

Darling girl, the day you were born, I do believe the angels sang and celebrated your first birth day party. You are a glorious creation, a breathtaking piece of art with a unique voice, story, mind and talents. There is no one else exactly like you.

Today is my birthday. I suspect that my parents […]

Day 4 – You’re Beautiful

There is a song on the radio right now, with a super-catchy beat, and when it came on the other day you clapped and danced along to it. I did too. But then I listened to the words, Dear Girl, and I cringed. I hate that our world will teach you that your beauty […]