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 12 – Choose Thanks Living

It’s Thanksgiving, Dear One. The day we normally give thanks by roasting a thirteen- pound bird, eating Grandma Medd’s dressing, and then extend the joy with meaty bones to make a giant pot of turkey soup. Oh, I’m so very thankful for this opportunity to be your Mama and to teach you these things […]

Day 2 – Be Thankful

Dear Girl – you’re two now, and awfully proud to hold up two pudgy fingers when we ask you how old you are. And although you can’t say “birthday” you certainly like saying “happy”. That’s right you know, it’s more about celebrating a happy day than about marking another year.

Ever since you came home, […]

Day 1: God Gave Us You

Sweet One, there is absolutely no shred of doubt in my mind and heart that God gave us you. I know that your life is a good and perfect gift to us – a shockingly beautiful gift, this absolutely undeserved grace that your Daddy & I get to unwrap every single day.

We prayed […]