Today? It’s Bittersweet

Today is July 18, but you already know that. What you probably do not know is what it signifies for our family. Eleven years ago today, July 18, 2005, we handed over our 7 week old baby boy to a huge medical team for an exploratory surgery to determine if he had biliary atresia, a […]

look for the rainbow

from the archives. originally posted 7.13.2012  our double rainbow, 7.14.2005 I spoke about God’s promises a few days ago, and wanted to share a time that God really spoke to us about his promises. Seven years ago, we were spending lots of time at Texas Children’s getting the correct diagnosis for Landon. On July 12 […]

National Biliary Atresia Awareness Day

  Today is National Biliary Atresia Awareness Day. What is biliary atresia, you ask? I certainly didn’t know what it was until our first son Landon was diagnosed with it shortly after his birth. In a nutshell, it is a liver disease in newborns that requires surgery before 12 weeks of age. Over half of […]

Five years ago {our church plant}

Five years ago, with the help and prayers of others, my husband and I gave birth for the third time. Only this time it wasn’t  a baby (although we’ve done plenty of that, too!)- it was a church. A church plant that God whose idea God seeded in our hearts in 2006, and two years […]

WIWW: how to get big-time fancy for little cash

Last week, my husband and I had the privilege of attending a fundraiser for the American Liver Foundation. Our son Landon was born with a pediatric liver disease, so this cause is near and dear to our hearts. We are very thankful for generous friends who invited us!A day or so before the event, I […]

My son’s first blog post- Why I’m a Miracle

As many of you know, our first son was born with biliary atresia and had surgery at almost 7 weeks old. Recently, in the homeschool writing class he attends, his teacher asked them to write a story about a miracle. Landon decided to write about his surgery. I dare you to read this and not […]