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I Know My Happy Makes You Sad…

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Cupid's Aim / Family Ties / Living in Koinonia

…and that makes me sad, too. Because I’ve been there. I get it–or at least parts of it. That sinking feeling in your gut when someone announces their engagement or posts photos of their wedding. Sure, you’re happy for them, but still. Why them and not you, STILL? I was relatively young at the time, but I remember when my younger sister got engaged. Planning her wedding. Standing up next to her. Watching her dance […]

A Big Announcement (Finally!)

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Family Ties

It’s a secret I’ve been keeping for months. Well, mostly–a couple of my Twitter followers figured it out. But now that E’s adoption has been finalized, the kids have been told, our parents let in on it, and my congregation notified, I can reveal it to the world: I’m pregnant! This is the photo we used to share the news on Facebook. See my little snow baby? (Also, isn’t my family adorable?) I’m due on May […]