Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 3

2018. Post 38/100. (Cont'd from "Our Adoption Story, Part 2") Next thing we knew, it was July. Two days before Mama T's scheduled c-section, we flew as a family of 3 for the last time.* We stayed at an AirBnB in an in-law basement apartment about 10 minutes from the hospital, which was perfect--we got to … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 3

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Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 2

2018. Post 37/100. (Cont'd from "Our Adoption Story, Part 1") Yep, pregnant. Our baby would be due early November. This tightened up our timeline for adoption. We could either try to adopt a baby before November or wait till 2018 to adopt. By God's grace, we were (mostly) excited for the possibility to have not 2, … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 2

Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 1

2018. Post 36/100. Chad and I decided to adopt before we were even married. It came up in premarital counseling and I remember sitting on our pastor's couch saying, quite matter-of-factly, "Oh yeah, I've always wanted to adopt a baby." (Apparently I hadn't told Chad that yet--oops--but that's what premarital counseling is for, right?) At … Continue reading Adoption Series: Our Adoption Story, Part 1

4 Signs You’re Hardening Your Heart

2018. Post 33/100. Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Hebrews 3:12-13 (ESV) The … Continue reading 4 Signs You’re Hardening Your Heart

Never Skip the Proverbial Leg Day

2018. Post 32/100.   You've probably heard the phrase, "Never skip leg day." It's meant to jokingly encourage total body workouts so you don't end up with gigantic back and arm muscles and little legs, looking a tad lopsided and setting yourself up to be the target of jokes. It's also generally targeted towards men, … Continue reading Never Skip the Proverbial Leg Day