"you and me sunday driving..."
on the last leg of our drive last sunday, the beatles' "two of us" came on. i had to smile thinking of our wedding and how many of their songs we had played at the reception. now, here we were, another new chapter, another song.
"we're on our way home. we're going home."
the end of july has always been kind of a big deal for us. it's when we met, 16 years ago. it's when he proposed, 9 years ago. it was the fun week before we got married, 8 years ago. when we moved home from korea, 5 years ago. and now this...another new adventure.
"you and i have memories, longer than the road that stretches out ahead."
Thursday, July 28, 2016
"you and me sunday driving..."
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Monday, June 6, 2016
love making these camping memories!
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
that i wanted to share about one of my new passions, bible journaling, but i just haven't.
it's not for everyone, but it's definitely for me.
i am deeper in the Word than i think i ever have been (even when i committed to reading the bible in a year)
i am constantly amazed at the way God leads me to a certain passage.
i get so excited when it all just falls into place.
today marks 5 years since that ultrasound. of course jj heller's "your hands" has been on my mind. it was on repeat those first few days.
i googled a bit about it, just to see where she got the inspiration to write it, what verses she was inspired by, and came across an interview where she quoted proverbs 3:5-6.
i open up my bible to read it again, and see if i have illustrated it yet, only to find that it is the passage i had bookmarked to work on next.
and i just look up, smile and say..."i get it."
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
that i really wanted 2 kids under 2.
it's how far my brothers and i were spaced.
everyone i knew had it.
i thought it would be great.
then God had other plans.
eliza and delia technically made 2 under 2, but we would never see their relationship bloom.
after hattie arrived, i came to love and appreciate the space between the two. it was better than i could have imagined.
i wondered why more people didn't go that route.
eliza was old enough to help and appreciate hattie.
hattie looked up to eliza and they loved on each other.
all was well.
2 under 2? this will be crazy. people do this? really funny God!
but you know what?
it's also better than i could have imagined.
i call them my mwf buddies.
eliza is in school those days, and i love when it's just the three of us.
hattie gets to be the big sister.
abner soaks up being the little brother, but tries so hard to follow.
they are both awkward. stumbling. needing to be on my lap at the same time. still, at 19 months and 3.
they fight over me.
they fight over toys.
they are a cart full at the store, or the two cuties holding hands.
they were two babies in a diaper change line up.
they can share diapers if hattie runs out of bedtime pull ups.
story time could be combined.
they are so close.
i love watching their relationship grow.
it's amazing...and exhausting. i'm so thankful God had other plans for us!
side note - it is so funny to take them out, looks wise they are on opposite ends of the spectrum. it feels a little weird. i assume people judge they have different dads, or they aren't both mine! eliza is the one that connects the two. we miss her while she's at school, but life is definitely easier when you take one kid out of the mix. ;)