Friday, August 7, 2015

Weekend Links 8/7/15

Fully Alive Women Will Change the World

Special Needs
When a pregnant stranger asked me "When did you find out?"

Dear Mark Zuckerberg: What You Just Did Was Huge
In The Deep End (Of Grief)
Grief: You Don't Just Get Over It - "Grief is not unChristlike or self-focused. Jesus Himself grieves. But Jesus also laughs. And one of the most amazing things about this life is how laughter and grief can often co-exist. Grieving is not ungodly; covering up pain and not speaking Truth, on the other hand, is."

And a few pictures from our week. . . 
 This girl was so tired one day that she fell asleep on the ride home and slept on me for a full hour. I was pretty much in heaven to say the least!

 Camille has clearely discovered her love of chewy chocolate chip cookies. 

 One day this week Camille kept asking "Baby? Baby? Baby?" So I said "Would you like to go see the babies, Maddox and Kingsley? (her 4 month old twin cousins) To which she got super excited and said "Yesss yeses!" So a visit was made later that day and she pretty much didn't take her hands off Maddox the entire time. 

Brandon's birthday was this week and instead of asking for personal gifts he just told our extended family to get something fun for the girls. His parents suprised us with this two seater wagon and Camille's year was pretty much made! 

We leave today for a little mission trip with our small group from church. Grandparents are coming to stay with the girls while we are away, so I am sure they won't even notice we are gone. Excited for some adult time to be able to go and serve together in new ways. 

Have a great weekend! 


  1. 1. Sleepy babies are the best.
    2. That pic of Camille with the chocolate chip cookies is also the best!
    3. Happy belated to Brandon! What a fun gift (the wagon)!
    4. Hope the trip goes well- it will be a much-needed refresher in more ways than one, no doubt!

  2. I love how much Camille loves babies! I'm sure it is a little bittersweet for you to watch sometimes, but it sure is precious :)


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