Posts tagged family

At the beginning of this year, I asked God to give me a word for our upcoming year as a family.  Just one word to meditate on, pray about and lean into.  For the past two years, I believe the word that God gave us was “faithful”.  Time and time again, I needed to lean into that word, when working through finding a job, filling out immigration paperwork, waiting for a green card, purchasing a house, having a baby...and all of the moments in between.  Over and over, God asked me to believe in His faithfulness and each time we found victory, I was reminded that our God is a God who can be trusted.

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Because Sometimes Dreams Change

I once heard someone say that the most powerful two words in the English language are "Me too".  I never knew the gravity of what that meant until I became a parent.  Countless hours have been spent searching for answers to the weirdest questions, all in the hopes of connecting with another parent who has had a similar experience.  Things like…

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Creativity and Fear

When I was younger, I was so unbelievably cautious.  I didn't like roller-coasters.  I hated going into the ocean.  I didn't particularly like going too fast or letting others drive or exploring new places without a map.  Scary movies?  Nope.  I was perfectly content, staying home, sitting on the sidelines, and playing it safe.  If there was any potential risk involved, I wasn't not interested…

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