Archive for July, 2011

My baby homegrown boy is 6!

Posted by KK on Tuesday, 26 July, 2011

Our River Sol is such a sweet boy & has THE most loving heart! We love you Dipper Jones!

I am spoiled.

Posted by KK on Wednesday, 13 July, 2011

I know I say that about myself a lot on here and facebook. I say it jokingly although I really do not ever go without something I think I need (i.e. My new van. It was totally needed. I really could have gotten by without it but we {I} began tossing around the idea of how wonderful my life would be with a 12 passenger van and in a matter of weeks my hubs bought me one. It’s his fault. He spoils me rotten.).

This morning, though, my 8 year old told me I was spoiled. Lake woke up early and was with me in my bedroom as I was tucking the twins in for a nap after their early morning milk. (They normally wake around 7 am now and have their warm milk and drift back off to sleep for a while) As I exited my room and shut the door Lake says to me “You’re so spoiled.” He had a grin on his face. I asked him what he meant and he went on to say that I was spoiled because I “have TWO babies…and SIX kids and you love that, right?” Of course I answered ‘yes’. Imagine if everyone in the world saw through the eyes of my 8 year old. That it is a BLESSING and a GIFT to have so many children. Is it easy? No. Never. But living for Jesus while on this earth isn’t supposed to be easy and I didn’t sign up for easy. We make a lot of sacrifices. There are a lot of things we simply just cannot do. I am cool with it, though, and know that as the twins get older it will free us up to do more.

Chew on this…

If one out of every FOUR families in the church adopted a child (note: I mentioned only families in the CHURCH {which is by no means a requirement but would be nice} and I also said only ‘a’ child meaning ONE) there would be NO MORE ORPHANS. This is an astounding fact to me that I simply cannot wrap my head around.

I would take more. My heart isn’t feeling ‘full’ like I had hoped it would after taking the twins. Maybe it’s just because they are not all officially adopted yet? Probably not. I have a feeling it isn’t ever going to feel content and it shouldn’t. I should never feel content about the fact that there are 147 million orphans in this world and I sit here mothering only six children (three of which are homegrown babes). I can’t ever see myself sitting back in my easy chair (whatever that is) and telling myself that I have done my part.

And allow me to go ahead and turn more heads…

WHO gives a CRAP about all this Casey Anthony debacle when since the time this one child lost her life nearly 2 million children have lost their lives in Africa from a measly disease called malaria that is SO easily preventable it is ridiculous. And that is only malaria….not AIDS and hunger and other tragedies. Where is justice for these who Jesus calls “the least of these” and demands we care for….NOT overlook as it seems the world has. Out of sight, out of mind, right?

They’re home!

Posted by KK on Thursday, 7 July, 2011

Just thought some of you may like to know that this family is home with their three boys! Love it! If you assisted them in any way with their adoption….thank you!