The Joy of Family

Our family is comprised of more than just blood relatives. Most of our children are related to only one of us {or neither of us} by blood, yet my heart birthed love for them as strong as the love knit in my womb. God weaves together families in beautiful and unexpected patterns. Sweet Pea had her first gymnastics class on Saturday.  It's called Gyminy Crickets {how stinkin' cute is that?} Every Saturday in March, she gets to tumble and play with her mama and daddy, while Mimi {that's me} watches from the observation window. My heart was so touched for her.  A generational curse was broken when God brought her mama to us and she is being raised in an entirely different environment than Shayla was.  She won't know neglect and she won't wonder who is going to take care of her from day to … [Read more...]

{day 5} Know that you know

  If I counted all the ways that God has shown up for me, come through for me, just plain loved on me-- it would take way more than one little old blog post. I know that He is looking out for even the smallest details in my {and your} life. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, how much more will he clothe you—you of little faith! ~Luke 12:28 I know that He cares when I hurt and He hears me when I pray. The LORD has heard my cry for mercy; the LORD accepts my prayer. ~Psalm 6:9 I know that He promises good will come. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. ~Romans 8:28 I know that I am forgiven and loved. I am writing to you, … [Read more...]

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