• we need YOUR help!

    it’s hard for me to ask for help.  it’s hard for me to admit i need help.  many of you have asked how you can help, many of you have been helping.  over the past week or so, i realized the exact kind of help we need. we need a 12 passenger van. we need a larger home. right now, the kids and i all fit in the van.  we take the van and josh’s car when we all need to go somewhere together.  only, we aren’t really going together, we just end up at the same place.  this is okay for now, except my van isn’t expected to make…

  • on father’s day

    i’m struck with these thoughts almost every day. who does this? who says yes to adoption? to forgoing trying to have his own? his own offspring.  to carry on his name.   his looks.  his lineage. who says yes to a different color? who says yes to one child? to two? to three? who says yes to three children? at one time? the father of my children. he said yes. he says yes, every day. yes to a different path, a different plan. yes to a different color. yes to older. yes to more than one. he skipped the middle of the night feedings and went straight into 3am seizures with…

  • national foster care prayer vigil-day 4

    lots of pictures of my munchkins today because the prayer focus for the children is on sibling groups.  most people won’t consider fostering/adopting sibling groups.  i get that.  i really do.  it’s hard!  but, the need is great.  i can’t imagine if my three weren’t together.  just the thought of it breaks my heart.  please pray for more families to consider fostering/adopting sibling groups! the children~ pray that God would open doors to keep sibling groups intact or in contact with one another as they grow up. the families~ pray for current foster parents, that they would not lose heart and that they would be diligent in seeking justice for…