All posts tagged: happy

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 […]

Good News

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Adoption / Foster Care / General Musings

There are so many posts I’ve been planning to write, and just haven’t found the time or motivation. But today we got good news, and I had to share. E’s lawyer called to tell us that the judge terminated the rights of E’s biological parents. This is a HUGE step toward finalizing his adoption. We’re not out of the woods yet, though. Both parents still have 30 days to appeal the decision. I hope they […]