Monthly Archives May 2013

Faith in God includes faith in His timing.

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For you created my inmost being;

You knit me together in my mother’s womb.

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;

your works are wonderful,

I know that full well.

Psalm 139: 13-14

Nothing is hidden from the Lord’s sight. 

He is God, and He knows me.

Perhaps you’re like me and are very aware of the current time of the year. It’s baby season. At any given day, I can name about 40 different friends of mine that are currently expecting mommies. Each month there are more births, and each month there are more announcements...

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For my babies…

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We didn’t give you the gift of life,

but in our hearts we know,

the love we feel is deep and real,

as if it had been so.

 

For us to have each other

is like a dream come true.

No, we didn’t give you the gift of life…

LIFE gave us the gift of you.

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Am I showing? (The answer is on my face, not my belly.)

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I can’t believe this day is finally here!

Can I be honest with you? The last 2 years have been really, really hard for me. While I did make some very special friendships during my stay in Texas (seriously… ones that SAVED my sanity and are lifelong!), overall my time there was definitely the hardest of my life. For those who know me well, it’s no shocker to hear that I’m no good at transitions… but this time it was different. I was a newlywed trying to adjust to this “everything is bigger and better in Texas” mentality, but in my opinion my surroundings were, at best, ho-hum. There was a general sense of pride that wasn’t merited, and my expectations were quickly shattered. Sure, I knew that I had been spoiled by growing up in the middle of mountains, with natural streams of water eve...

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