30 People, Day 10: My Sisters

Shout-Out to my sisters: Briana, Marissa, Daniella – the three girls I grew up with, the three I share more memories and inside jokes with than anyone else in the world! I bring you in later to this in-order-of-appearance series because, though one of you was in my life from almost the beginning, two of…

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Children {longings of a girl’s heart}

I’ll be honest, this has been a tough one for me to approach. I’ve avoided it, writing on other topics instead, for several days now. I’ve stared at the blank page, started the draft, then given up, more than once. But it’s time. I don’t know why it’s hard because – just like everything else I’ve…

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The unadoptable have names.

Orphans have been heavy on my heart for the last couple of days.  Orphans and foster kids — especially the “unadoptable.” Yesterday I was talking with a couple of friends, one from Russia and one who does extensive mission work in Kenya, and we had a lengthy discussion about adoption.  Adoption is extremely difficult and…

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