Believing That I Am Enough Part 2

I Am Enough, Kiwi and Hope

In my last post I talked about being enough the exact way I am. I think the challenge with fully believing that is that I can always play the “if only I was a little more____” game. The problem with playing that game is that God doesn’t play that games. He plays the “you are […]

Believing That I Am Enough Part 1

I Am Enough, Kiwi and Hope

One of the hardest things for me is believing that I am enough just the way I am. I’ve always felt like a 3ed wheel, that people are being just nice enough to me so that I don’t get my feeling hurt too much, or that I’m an inconvenience. If people liked me more then […]

Happy 4th Anniversary


  Happy 4th anniversary Mike. I know I’m a day early, but I wanted to share 4 things i’ve learned in honor of our 4th year of marriage. 1- It’s ok to suck at being a wife. Nobody’s perfect. When I got married I  felt like being a good wife meant having a perfectly clean house […]

God’s Gifts

Kiwi and Hope, Graduation

Did I mention that I was a middle school small group leader for 2 years? It was 2 of the most challenging, growing, and rewarding years of my life. For a really long time I looked back at my small group leading time with disappointment. I felt like I was the hugest small group leader […]

What is Adoption?

Kiwi and Hope, What is Adoption

When I started this post I did my usual and went to an online dictionary to look for a definition of adoption. I found a definition, but I felt it cheapened the heart of adoption. In an effort to be completely honest with you here is the definition of adoption as the Merriam-Webster dictionary: “the […]

What is Orphan Prevention?

Orphan Prevention, Kiwi and Hope

I wrote about what an orphan is which laid a really nice foundation for today’s post. So we know an orphan is defined as: “a child who has lost both parents through death, or, less commonly, one parent.” But, wait I know your going to ask “Kiah, are there ways to prevent a child from becoming an orphan?” My answer is: 100 times yes! Before I share some […]