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Light in the Darkness

If this year hasn’t been one for the books, am I right? A year of confusion, exhaustion, and frustrations. But also a year to reflect, respond, and be thankful. It seems the light can shine brightest in the darkest of places.

Thinking back to almost a year ago, we had no idea how the world was about to change. The middle of March rolled around, and we were told we wouldn’t be coming back to school that next week. I frantically pulled together some packets for my 2 Read the article

Hope in the Waiting

We had been dating for a week or two when adoption came up. It seems crazy to look back and know that so very early in our relationship, we both had adoption in our hearts. A dream that God had placed in both of us. Max and I met my freshmen year of college and started dating the summer after. We had
it all planned out in our minds, we would get married and start our family. We would be young parents and our kids would all be close in age.

Looking back I...

This Is Me

There I was, in the emergency room surrounded by a stroke team hooking me up to monitors as fast as they could. Telling me I was going to be okay, just relax, sometimes this happens to 28 year old females.

Anxiety, Depression… words I had heard so many times, but never wanted to place them anywhere near my name. Three kids in 3.5 years did something to my brain I couldn’t...

Motherhood: What We've Learned Along the Way

If you’re a mom, you know that motherhood is amazing. The love you feel for the little people you helped create is beyond words and life is truly unimaginable without them.


It is also the h a r d e s t thing you will ever do. Just when you think you start to figure some things out, everything changes and you’re back to where you started.

The good news is we don’t have to do it alone. We can go to those who have gone before us or those who are...



There are a lot of different names tossed around about God; Father, promise keeper, miracle worker, and so on. But the one that has been most prominent in my life lately is Waymaker. The idea that God can make a path to follow when there is seemingly no way to go. When it feels like you are standing face to face with a brick wall and expected to walk through it, God will come along beside you and make a way for you.

I’ve seen Him do...