I kept that fabulous bouquet alive as long as could, carefully toting it from Sosua to Santiago to Santo Domingo… It was an extravagant demonstration of love and goodwill that was utterly useless beyond the ability to bring beauty into my room and my heart. It was unexpected and freely given. It made me rich.
Flying over the beautiful Haitian mountains, as the plane ascended, all I could think of was, “When will God call me back? This place has taken a little bit of my heart and it kinda feels like my heart is breaking up with someone.”
Belize is so much more beautiful than a sunset over the Caribbean or the mist that hovers over the Maya Mountains in the morning. Its beauty is hidden just below the surface in the people who live there – the people who welcome you, love you, and change you. I urge you today – please go experience the true beauty of Belize.
The rest of us non-moms can see you without the blinders of this pressure filled and opinionated society. So can your kids.
When we live the life that Christ lived, people notice that our way of life is set apart from the world.
So if you missed the opportunity yesterday, try to take advantage of it today.
With a grin as wide as his arms were spread, Isaiah bellowed, “Hallelujah!” when the judge completed our adoption. And I felt schizophrenic. My emotions waffled all day. One minute the kids’ contagious joy consumed me only to collapse under the weight of loss and heartbreak. For me, our family may be physically made up […]
Hi, I’m Cassie. Stay at home mom to my kids. Celebrating my 5,/6/7/8th wedding anniversary. Part-time missionary who travels the world with my little family. This was what 30 looked like when I was 19. Meet the husband in MBSF (college ministry) while on some kind of mission trip, get married, start a family after […]
Hi. I’m Ashley. I’m a mom of three. This is my silly family. Inside the walls of our home, we operate just like any busy family. I spend my early mornings packing lunches for school, signing assignment pads, determining what my morning grump will eat for breakfast while making a ponytail for my early riser, […]
Did you know that the month of November is Orphan Awareness Month? Like every year, we love to use this month to step back and see how we as a couple are contributing to the orphan aide across the world. Living in the age of computers and technology, it’s super easy to support a child […]
Haley is one of those girls who you know God is going to use to do something big in this world. Her heart for Haiti, the kids at Life is Hope and for Christ is in a word, contagious. Her laughter and humorous spirit breathe joy into the little moments of life when you are […]