19 and Counting...
Our first day of school count down has led us to the teens. 19 days. That leaves with about 300 waking hours before the little buddies join us for the first day of school. I can list 300 things that need to get done and some of them will take more than an hour. That's kinda scary! But then I remember that's me thinking in terms of me. With 300 hours I can accomplish 300 hours of things. I'm good with math. But it's not just me. Some of you have invested some time buying schoo
It's been a funny two days. Yesterday Mer and I got to visit families that we have both grown to love over the past several years. There is something magical about showing up at a family's door and getting smothered with hugs, kisses, dance moves, and stories. Love can break down all kinds of walls. When we left the last house I looked at Mer and said, "God is growing roots." I'm not really sure what I meant by that. But there was something "rooty" about that day. There is s
We are starting a school. I’ve said those words a hundred times over the past few months. It seems bizarre to say them. Sometimes I say them just to try to convince myself it’s really happening. 6 months ago this wasn’t the plan. I’m sure you know the feeling of, “this wasn’t the plan.” There are tragic and embarrassing “this wasn’t the plan” moments. Like when the doctor breaks the bad news, or our sin catches up with us, or we take a 3 year old to the bathroom. I made that