Embracing My New Name

This week, I was reminded of something God spoke to me at my first youth retreat. I had completely forgotten about it. I guess I’m a bit stubborn, but I believe that God’s timing is perfect. And the time is now. During this youth retreat, the Lord gave me a new name – Joy. As […]

Time to Say Goodbye

This Friday our family said goodbye to our 8-year-old foster child. She was with us for a little over four months, but it seemed like we had known her for a long time. Saying goodbye can sometimes be difficult. Will we ever see her again? Will she be okay? Will she remember us? Did we […]

Why Is This Happening to Me?

Have you ever asked yourself this question before? I know I have… many times. Let me share something very personal with you. I’ve been married for 12 years now to a wonderful man of God. From the beginning, we both wanted children. Two years into our marriage we found out we were not able to […]