RESurrender

Dear God, hi.  I really want to pick up the phone and start calling my people, but I need to …

My Now, My Later

Every fall the same thing happens.  As the mornings grow cooler and cooler, I feel a sense of anticipation in …

Nesting

I’m trying to nest.  It’s really hard to do without a little hormonal help.  I’ve never experienced the whole nesting …

While I’m Waiting

Have you ever felt like your church’s production team must have bugging equipment in your home because how else could …

Hamster Wheel

Oh Slash, every day some wonderful person asks me if we’ll get you soon.  And I have nothing new to …

Father’s Day

Today my little Slash, like so many kids in the world, doesn’t have a father to celebrate.  I can’t stand …

Baby Blogging

Hi, Baby Dale.  I’ve started referring to you as “Slash,” because I keep saying girl-slash-boy, him-slash-her, when I talk about …

A Mother’s Heart

Today I was reading through the Christmas story in Luke and came across a verse that I’ve read many times …

Hurry Up and Wait

In the next few days, I will get our final documents notarized.  I will snuggle the final pieces of our …

A Lesson From Elliott

Elliott’s favorite thing in the world is apple juice.  He calls it “ackle juice.”  When he asks for it, I’m …

On Hunkering

After our long struggle to have Elliott, move to the ‘burbs, start our own company, and fix up our house, …