Posted in 2017, Blogging, my thoughts

10 Things I’m Grateful For

  1. God – Psalm 107:1 Give thanks to the Lord for He is good and His love endures forever.
  2. My husband – no matter the trials we’ve been through, I am grateful to God for Him.
  3. My family – I am so blessed to have been adopted. That’s all I need to say.
  4. My friends – I can count them on two hands…love them all.
  5. My Church family – the beautiful people at the individual Churches I have been a part of…
  6. My team at work – I am thankful to God for placing me in a work environment that makes my home life easier to navigate.
  7. Music – without music in my life…it would be a dull life.
  8. A roof over my head
  9. Books – a good book is great medicine
  10. Nature – There is something calming about being out amongst natural life.

What are some things you are grateful for?

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Posted in Blogging, life

Life at the moment…a list.

Hello to my readers out there. I know I have neglected posting anything for a little while. Life is full at the moment. Not so much with tangible stuff; however, personally, emotionally and medically a lot is going on. So, to fill you in with all the to-and-fro of the past month or so, here is a list of the more important moments, and thoughts that I’ve had.

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Posted in Blogging

Larger Family Life – My Adoption Story (2017 Edition)

Just over a month ago, I was approached by the founder of Overcoming Odds, an organisation bringing awareness to prospective adoptive parents and families of the situations and lives of adoptees worldwide. Giving a voice to our collective stories. They asked me to share my story on their site, and this is what I shared with them, with you, with the world.


(You can find more stories at Overcoming Odds.)
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Posted in Bible reading, Blogging, Christianity, my thoughts

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

Immorality within the Church

1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that even pagans do not tolerate: A man is sleeping with his father’s wife. 2 And you are proud! Shouldn’t you rather have gone into mourning and have put out of your fellowship the man who has been doing this? 3 For my part, even though I am not physically present, I am with you in spirit. As one who is present with you in this way, I have already passed judgment in the name of our Lord Jesus on the one who has been doing this. 4 So when you are assembled and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present, 5 hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord.  

6 Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast leavens the whole batch of dough? 7 Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be a new unleavened batch—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. 8 Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old bread leavened with malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.  

9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— 10 not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world. 11 But now I am writing to you that you must not associate with anyone who claims to be a brother or sister but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or slanderer, a drunkard or swindler. Do not even eat with such people.  

12 What business is it of mine to judge those outside the church? Are you not to judge those inside? 13 God will judge those outside. “Expel the wicked person from among you.”

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Posted in Blogging, fan fiction, fanfiction, fiction, my writing, Simple Plan, Writing

Bed Hair is Not a Fashion Statement – Simple Plan Fan Fiction

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So, I don’t often share about my writing on this specific blog anymore. I do most of that on my other blog https://50shadesofmymind.wordpress.com. However, I thought I would share one of my fan fictions on this blog, so you get to see where some of my writing energy goes to.

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