Thursday, January 29, 2009

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

I just posted a new video at the bottom of my blog. It makes me very sad to watch it, but I feel that it's important to see. Please take the time to scroll down and watch it.

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,

before you were born I set you apart..." Jeremiah 1:5

How I hoped and prayed that the current leader of our country would know and believe this truth. Instead, he has expanded abortions-not only in our country, but in others as well. I pray for eyes to be opened, truths to be revealed, and precious lives to be saved. Life indeed begins at conception--that's the truth, there's no choice to be made.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Adoption Preparations

We had our second home study yesterday. It went very well! :) Now we only have two more. Meanwhile, we're reading several books to help us prepare for bringing our baby girl home, as well as help us to give her a link to her past and her culture:

When You Were Born in China-A Memory Book for Children Adopted From China

Moonbeams, Dumplings, & Dragon Boats-A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities, & Recipes

Through Time: Beijing-Great Dynasties, Mighty Conflicts...And the Forbidden City

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Saturday, January 3, 2009

The Best Gifts

Now that Christmas is over, it's time to reflect on the gifts of the season. The best gifts didn't come in boxes, or maybe they did! LOL
Seriously, though, I am so thankful that God has blessed me with a beautiful and healthy family. I want to cherish each moment I have with them & never forget for a minute that all I have been given I have been given by Him.
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." James 1:17

Self-Care That's Not So Fun

As promised in my previous post, I am now going to talk about self-care that's not so much fun. This kind of self-care involves thin...