Chosen and Kept

Six days from now, I know where I will be: Akron, Ohio….waiting impatiently for 10pm to come and a boy, unknown yet loved, to arrive.  Seven days from this very moment, we will be stepping in to our house, welcoming Soccer Boy to his new home. But it’s a temporary home.  As excited as I…

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Faith Building in the Lull

As with every large undertaking, there seem to always be lulls—times of inactivity that can be frustrating and concerning.  It is at these times that temptations for doubt, fear, and second-guessing start to creep in.  It often seems, at least for me, that when I stop being busy doing, the empty space is taken up…

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