This week saw the end of my adoption leave and the start of my teaching career at my new school. I can’t believe how quickly these last four months have gone by! It feels surreal sometimes that we are finally parents and that we get to share our lives with such a beautiful, precious baby […]Read more "Good Gifts"
Over the last few weeks, several of my friends have received some really bad news. There has been so much loss around me that it has been hard to even check my Facebook news feed – there has been post after post of heartache. Then I heard of five of my friends who have recently […]Read more "When your Friends are Hurting"
It’s been ages since I last wrote and the main reason is that I really haven’t had the time. Motherhood has been a whole other level of hectic – but so amazingly beautiful as well. Going from full-time teacher to full-time Mom has definitely been a huge adjustment for me. I’ve had to get used […]Read more "My New Normal"
It’s been over a week since we were on the plane to fetch our daughter. She is now safely at home – fast asleep. Her tiny chest is heaving up and down, her legs are all curled up against her chest and her full little lips are pouting. She is just perfect – a beautiful […]Read more "Beautiful Miracles"
Monday 18 March I’m writing this post from the sky somewhere between Durban and Cape Town. Our flight took off about 30 minutes ago but Hubby and I arrived at the airport much earlier. We used the time to ease into travel mode and to reflect upon the week gone by. Last week Wednesday, we […]Read more "My New Title"
“Let it happen, let it happen Tomorrow knows what tomorrow knows You can’t make it get here sooner Let it happen, let it happen I don’t hold what the future holds But I know You’re my future” (‘Let it happen’ – Switchfoot) The last week has been a blur – a beautiful blur though, and […]Read more "Chosen"
‘Life is like a snow globe. Just when you think everything has settled down, someone or something comes and shakes it up’ – I remember writing those words for a writing activity when I was in high school. They’ve been true for so many seasons of my life and especially true of this new season […]Read more "God will find us you"