one of the most unique blessings of living in birmingham is the sheer number of adoptive families that we’re surrounded by everyday. when we started micah’s adoption, we didn’t know another soul who had traveled that same international path, but now in our church alone we’ve got friends with children adopted from uganda, china, […]
there are those particularly sweet times in this little business of mine when i’m invited into the most intimate moments of a family’s life. a wedding, a birth…or in the case of the kelley family, a years-long journey that is so deeply personal that i continually sit in awe that they’ve trusted me with the […]
* looking for photographs of amazing couples and beautiful brides? please come back soon…
today’s post is a deeply personal, letting-you-into-the-inner-workings-of-my-heart type of story.*
it’s happened more than once recently. i’ve sat down at my computer or television to catch up on the latest happenings in our country and have felt a […]
it started out like so many births do. she checked in to the hospital the night before to begin preparations to meet their baby sometime the next day.
by the time i arrived, the room was abuzz with excitement over the progress and the announcement that was coming […]
i know what it’s supposed to be. i get it, and i love the concept. but here’s the deal with a normal 365 project: it takes something i adore – something that makes my heart pitter-patter – and turns it into a line item on my to-do list. then i lay my head down on […]
you might remember the story…
it was the spring of 2011, and she had been on bed rest for several weeks. her long-awaited 37-week OB appointment had arrived, though, and she was thrilled to hear her doctor finally declare “full-term”. she called me with the news and said she was heading to the mall for […]
when we started the process in 2008, we were the only people we knew that were “crazy” enough to embark on such a journey. at least that’s what we were told. but fast-forward a few years, lots of blood, sweat, tears, laughter, and joy, and we’ve discovered a beautifully sweet blessing right in our backyard…a […]
i’ve had a fabulous week but this was, without question, one of the best parts. his life began on thanksgiving night and it’s with thanksgiving that i praise god for his continued blessing in micah’s life. what a sweet way to end 2012.