Yesterday I struggled with whether or not I could celebrate Mother’s Day for myself. I’ve never given birth, or woken up with a teething baby in the middle of the night. I’ve never stood in the rain during a tee-ball tournament, and I’ve never dished out $50 to an entitled teenager for gas money. Moms… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day?
PROVERBS 19:21 “Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will stand.” Yesterday was a day full of anxiety and uncertainty. The day began with my silly little street dog escaping (You can take the dog out of the street, but not the street… Continue reading A Hope Worth Fighting For
I’ve just returned from my eight weeks of studying Spanish in Antigua, and boy did those two months FLY! That charming city and it’s inhabitants have stolen my heart! I thought I’d become disenchanted with it and sick of the tourist influx over the weekends, but I never really did. It feels like a home… Continue reading People Over Projects + All Things Antigua
I learned the other day that December and the first portion of January is the busiest time of year for us, and boy does that resonate! I’ve sat down to write this post probably six different times throughout the last three weeks, and keep getting interrupted with other important things! But now I am sitting… Continue reading A Christmas Full of “Firsts”
“You give me love, hugs, everything I need, and you discipline me because you love me.” It still warms my heart when I remember these words from sweet Reyna, the oldest of our four newest children. I was preparing her for her upcoming court case in a counseling session, and that was her answer to… Continue reading Tough Love Matters Too!
I must confess that recently I’ve been so caught up in the routine and “busy work” here, that I’ve neglected to seek God with my whole heart and look for His movement and guidance in my life. Sometimes He moves in big undeniable ways, throwing things at me until I cannot deny that it is… Continue reading Waiting for His Whispers
I’m back at Casa de mi Padre people! It was wonderful catching up with many of you while I was in the U.S. in September, but I was definitely itching to be back towards the end and missing my kiddos. Upon returning, this was my welcome! https://youtu.be/twykpAp554E I was met with much excitement, big… Continue reading Brief Update