6 months to a new normal

At our very first post adoption meeting, when we were still shaky and quietly wondering if things were really going to be okay in the end, our adoption specialist told us that we would probably feel “normal”  again in 6 months.  "Normal," meaning, we would probably forget what it felt like before Everly came home.  … Continue reading 6 months to a new normal

1 month home with Everly

On our flight to South Korea for our first trip to meet Everly, I wrote a piece about the capacity of our hearts for She Loves Magazine. Our new normal has my heart, mind and body stretched wide beyond what feels like capacity once again.  Daily, I have to remind myself that an immeasurable God … Continue reading 1 month home with Everly

Meeting E

Almost two weeks ago, we met our little girl face-to-face for the first time. I have been struggling to put to words all of the emotions I have about our time. Our week in Seoul was abundant with remarkable and sundry gifts. We arrived in the evening on a Saturday. It was cold, and as we weaved … Continue reading Meeting E