Technically, Elliot's first holiday was Halloween but who in their right mind can compare that to Thanksgiving or Christmas?! In fact, in his sweet baby book we've been working on we plan on completely skipping over October 31st and marking his first holiday as Thanksgiving. But since the retailer's have already begun the insane 2013 Christmas craze, we thought it fitting to share our son's Christmas wishlist with you...if he was old enough to have one.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Whoa - in the past year, mommy and daddy got married, they bought their first house, mommy quit her job, daddy switched jobs, and now, finally, after 9 months of waiting, they had their first child. A son - handsome, adorable, and too stimulated to sleep. But his delivery did not go as planned, not even close! Here is a story of joy, pain, growth, and God's faithfulness through a daunting experience.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
It's taken a while to process all I saw and experienced in the beautiful country of Guatemala. I recently read an article that describes coming back from short-term mission assignments as reentering the States in a fog. "When you travel to another culture or community, your heart becomes enlarged in such a way that it will never be as small as it was before you left."