As important as it is to honor our earthly fathers, how often do I honor my Heavenly Father? Just a quick thought: The same God who created the universe with a word, opened up the earth to swallow rebels, visited His people in a temple built with human hands, and sent His own Son to be the propitiation for my sins – this God called me to be His child through adoption. He is compassionate and tender. Continue reading every day should be Father’s Day
Love is patient. Love is kind. Love God. Love people…ALL people. Love selflessly. Love sacrificially. Love unconditionally. ~ What about this one – love genuinely?? ~ I feel my own heart convicted on this matter, hence the post on a blog that is titled beholding HIS glory. ~ I have always been fascinated with mirrors. God truly gave man a gift in creating such unique objects. In the end, these amusing devices make for a great illustration. Paul tells the church at Ephesus to be imitators of God. (Eph. 5:1) God IS Love! (1 Jn. 4:8, 16) He loved us … Continue reading Mirror of Love
I decided to combine several thoughts into this one post…. I am currently enrolled in a professional photography course from New York Institute of Photography (NYIP). I am very excited to grow my photographic abilities. It is an at-home, at-one’s-own-pace course. There is a photo project I send in at the end of each unit of material. Hopefully I will become a better photographer. I’m not sure whether this is the path I want to take for a career, but I am definitely planning on doing some freelance work. The Bible Quizzing season is gearing up again at my church. … Continue reading melting pot: numero uno
I have been set free from the needle today. An immunization needle, mind you. (Just wanted to clarify that one!) 😉 I received my last vaccination for the trip to China. We still have not heard any news on the referral or travel. This is just the completion of another preliminary step in the adoption process. Incidentally, I would ask that you please pray for my family as we continue to wait…and wait…and…well, you get the idea! Patience is a hard virtue to put into practice. Trusting in the Lord’s provision (and timing) is also a constant struggle. We humans … Continue reading 3rd time’s the charm…?
For those of you out there that are interested in receiving updates about my family adopting from China, check out the new blog I created for that specific purpose: Operation Cherry Blossom or just click on the link in my blogroll. Continue reading Operation Cherry Blossom