We made the decision. Our child(ren) were in Haiti. What now? I’ve had people ask me, “How in the world did you handle the paperwork for adopting? Isn’t it ridiculous?” Let me share a couple of thoughts on that front…… Yes, the amount of paperwork can be intimidating. There’s a LOT of it. I would … Continue reading The Paperwork, Oh The Paperwork!
So, this morning, after I dropped my daughter off at school, the local Christian radio station played Jason Gray’s song, “Acts of Love.” You know the line? “With every act of love, we bring the kingdom come.” “God put a million, million doors in the worldFor his love to walk throughOne of those doors is … Continue reading 50,296 Acts of Love
The short story is, “God told us to.” But this isn’t a short story. We started by going to adoption agency informational meetings. We went to one that specializes in infant domestic adoptions. Does the phrase, “Been There Done That” mean anything to you? We had done the infant thing and felt that God was … Continue reading Why Haiti? The Short Story–is Not a Short Story
Five Times. Five times in the last 48 hours. Five times in the last 48 hours, the topic of limiting God has come up. Five different locations, five different situations. The same theme – God is way bigger than we expect He is. Don’t feel like your plans are too big – if they are … Continue reading On Limiting God
Once we had opened up all of the Christmas presents, my wife and I told them to sit down on the couch and I got three envelopes, handed one to each of our girls and told them to open it, read it and not respond until all three were done reading (they all read at … Continue reading Christmas Letters – The Reaction