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September 20, 2016

"You will have to haul away that junk," I said to the man who was going to help clean up the outside of my grandparents' house.  It was junk that had sat outside for as long as I can remember,  under a lean-to that was added on as an afterthought to the main building....

November 18, 2014



A note from Alicia: I am trying to live life "on mission". I mean, as I walk through my daily life, I am living out the gospel in front of everyone who sees me. Other parents of kids on my son's football team, the clerk at the store where I frequently shop and my nei...

August 25, 2014

504 Days

72 Weeks

144 Visits with his bio mom

68 therapy sessions

25 caseworker meetings

4 Court appearances (soon to be 5)


And over 5,500 miles transporting R to and from his appointments.


And in a matter of days, we will have resolution.  We are schedule...

August 16, 2014

"May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook".          


A Facebook photo of a trip to Paris with my husband 


How many people feel isolated and inferior because of the way their friends or celebrities portray th...

May 12, 2014

"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." - Mother Teresa


I don't feed 100 people everyday, but there are days it feels like it. Especially, for someone who really dislikes cooking. The first meal I ever made for my husband was a boxed noodle dish. On t...

April 14, 2014

If I told you about my week, you would think I was making it up- it was that rough. I opened my favorite devotional that a sweet friend gave to me last year, Streams in the Desert by Mrs. Charles E. Cowman. The book was written just for me this very week of my life:...

April 4, 2014

The photo is R watching the construction site near our house.


Fear. Anger. Hurt. Immense Sadness. Those are the feelings that have been wrestling around in my heart lately, and they are also the reason I have avoided sharing recent updates on our Foster-to-Adopt journe...

March 7, 2014

My whole life I have never participated in Lent or even understood it. I knew in theory that if you denied yourself something that you may be more apt to turn to God and pray when you wanted that piece of chocolate or cup of coffee you were fasting from. That was not e...

February 25, 2014

Mommy vs. Missionary? Is that even a real choice? Do we have to pick one or the other? If I pick mommy is my “life’s work” relegated to crock pot meals, car pools, and candles? If I pick missionary is it at the expense of my family?These are ideas I am flushing out in...

February 4, 2014

Well, this was a fun little game (that I did not participate in) on facebook a few months back. It is interesting to see some things about people you wouldn’t know. My lack of participation wasn’t for any moral reason, I just wasn’t interested.


However, there are some...

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