“Dear God,I am so afraid to open my clenched fists!Who will I be when I have nothing left to hold on to?Who will I be when I stand before you with empty hands?Please help me to gradually open my handsand to discover that I am not what I own,but what you want to give me.”― … Continue reading What You Want to Give To Me……
When we started the process, we really didn’t have any idea whether we wanted one or two kids and what age we’d like. A couple of things shaped our thinking on it and they are things that we’ve seen proven true over the last decade……. If there’s a big age difference between your “current” kids … Continue reading How Many?
As my time at GLA winds down, I was having a conversation with someone I’ve known for a while (but not someone who I’d consider a friend – just more of an acquaintance). We were getting reconnected regarding family, jobs, banking, my time at GLA and I told him that my time at GLA is … Continue reading The Future–What Are Your Plans?
As part of the process of putting together a dossier, at least for Haiti 10 years ago, you had to have a lot of documents notarized and then “legitimized” by the state government (in other words, verify that the Notary who notarized the papers was indeed a notary. Then they had to be “accepted” by … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected…….
Genesis 6:22 – “Noah did everything God commanded him to do.” (The Message) It’s simple. Do what God tells you. It’s hard. Because God isn’t always standing right next to you actually talking to you like he was with Noah. It’s simple. It says in the Bible what God wants us to do. It’s hard. … Continue reading Lessons from Noah