Author Archives: bryoniemoon

Only The Trying (December 2010)

“For us there is only the trying. The rest is none of our business.” T.S.Eliot somehow manages once more to send a zinger straight into my heart. This is where I have lived for so long – wrestling with God … Continue reading

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Chiaroscuro (November 2010)

Advent is here and another Christmas approaches. Even though Christmas is hard now I am finding comfort in the liturgy of the church, in celebrating the birth of Christ at the same time of year that countless Christians through the … Continue reading

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Everlasting Arms (October 2010)

I have to say thank you again to you who read this blog. It must take an extraordinary amount of patience, considering my schedule for posting is…well, just about once a month. I am so grateful that you are willing … Continue reading

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Courts of the Lord (September 2010)

My sister reminds me sometimes that the fulfillment of our desire to adopt does not rest on the birthmoms or lawyers or social workers. It feels like it, but it doesn’t. And, of course, what she’s telling me is that … Continue reading

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These Three Remain (August 2010)

I don’t know why they call it an adoption “disruption.” As if you’ve been sleeping peacefully and are suddenly awakened. I guess it’s like the word “miscarriage” – a sterile, technical term that does nothing to describe the shock or … Continue reading

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On our way out (July 2010)

We have the most wonderful friends in the world, hands down. Thank you all for your kind and loving comments and for rejoicing with us. Even though we’ve been readying the nursery, finishing paperwork, building up phone minutes to Florida … Continue reading

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Sola Fide…Then and Now (July 2010)

There is rejoicing in the Moon household these days. The first reason is, of course, that Netherlands beat Uruguay in the semi-final. Ample reason to celebrate for my orange-clad husband. The other reason is that the Lord has showered us … Continue reading

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I love red tape (June 2010)

Since adoption is my new narrative and I really don’t have room in my head for a single other thought I simply must share with you that we are nearly finished with our homestudy. Did you get that? Nearly finished. … Continue reading

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I’m OK with this? (May 2010)

Josh and I have dipped our toes into the ocean of adoption. We spend most of our time happily gazing at our wet feet, looking at all the little fish swimming around us and thinking these waters really aren’t that … Continue reading

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Aslan is on the move (April 2010)

I discovered recently that I am madly in love with spring. Where I grew up gray slowly becomes green and winter rains soften to spring rains. This does have its advantages. When my mom calls to tell me she’s pruning … Continue reading

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