Monday, December 28

thankful for what I have, thankful for what I escaped

It feels so good to be a part of a family so full of love and acceptance for each other. Nathan's family offers structure, consistency, willingness to lend a hand, generosity and mounds of support. Being from a family of brokenness, I only have experienced these family qualities at random. This is how I know God is real. He understands what my heart needs to survive and flourish, then He provides. I'm so ill-deserving of what He has to offer, but he gives it to me anyway.

Here are some pictures of the fam from the past month or so:

And of course, a picture of my girl...

She got a very fancy new halter from my brother-in-law and sister-in-law for Christmas. I can't wait to put it on her.


  1. I love you with bangs! Well, I love you with anything, but the bangs are fabulous.

  2. Awwww I love this post. I'm so glad that you joined the family! Love you very very much.

  3. Love all the pics. Emily just thinks you and Nathan are the BEST! She loved seeiing the pics too. :O) I think she feels famous cause they are on the computer. :O)She feels so cool hanging out with all the big girls and doing fun and silly pics. You are a great auntie!