Category Archives: Resolutions

Creaking door

Today we received some very bad news.  A friend sent us this translation of news from our region.  The prospects look very bleak.   Max Shatto, the 3-year-old boy adopted from Russia a couple of months ago who died in Texas … Continue reading

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I Know Who Goes Before Me

At my last posting, all we knew was that our paperwork had been submitted.  We just found out a few days ago that it has, indeed, been registered.  This means that in the beginning of December, the paperwork was found to … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

Do you know how long I have wanted you? I am not impatient for your arrival.  I am trusting in God’s perfect timing. I think you’ll be here much sooner than I’m ready for. I am pumping milk for your … Continue reading

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Talking myself out

Right now I am typing in the darkening nursery that has recently become Hoss’s new room.  I have bent the screen down on my laptop so I can see the keys. My sixth grade typing teacher would be so ashamed. … Continue reading

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One Day Today

There are two stories from the Bible that always get mashed together for me.  The story of the sinner washing Jesus’ feet with her tears, wiping them on her hair, and annointing him with gads of precious perfume.  The disciples … Continue reading

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Not Playing The Game

One of the things I wrote on the sign on our front door keeps buzzing in my ear, because I think it needs further explanation.  It reads “Young girls’ hearts are being grown here.  Please don’t refer to diets or … Continue reading

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