As Cooper played soccer today in the back yard giggling with my other kids, I could feel God whispering to me.... What if you had been too afraid to obey me Jennie? Look at what you would have missed.Read More
Everyone is surprised by how heavy I have been lately. Isn't it so exciting? Publishing and Adopting. But so many things about both blessings are weighty.Read More
It's been a while. I have had so much to say, in fact, I have about 5 half written blog entries sitting in my edit box. But I could not seem to punch publish....Read More
"Perseverance" -that word- it has always felt a little like "medicine" or "exercise".... not one of my favorites. I know it is necessary, even beneficial, but certainly not the most fun of activities.Read More
Monday nights you can find me with new Christians. Some of them had ideas about God when they were younger- but for the most part they did not want much to do with that god.Read More
Behind the scenes of the news in our lives I have been getting some interesting questions... I would like to answer a few of them.Read More
Everything has changed and nothing is different. We now have a son- he is alive in another world, very much ours.Read More
We are pregnant! And we are completely and utterly thrilled! Like we are pregnant for the first time! Wednesday we mailed our dossier to D.C. and then it heads straight to Rwanda (yes Rwanda- Haiti is shut down as you know) in a few days!Read More
In about a minute, another school year will have passed, birthdays have all happened again and that means one more year down, in the acts of raising our children and living our lives.Read More
I miss people. This is to all of you out there that I actually know and adore. I am still alive. I am drowning in writing for the study starting in a few days (which I am so excited about!) and filling out mountains of paperwork for Pablo.Read More
The first half-pipe was discovered by a handful of kids that would trek out to an old water site outside of San Deigo- they would skate these old big pipes and the slopes of the pipes would help them to gather speed and as they would gain confidence they would try things- crazy things like flips, board slides, and 360's.Read More
Guilt. "Should everyone adopt or even foster?"
"And why do I feel guilty if I can't get a peace about it?
"or my husband is not on board?"Read More