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Saturday, January 11, 2014


Discover. Play. Build.

I'm glad you are here to celebrate! For more information, check out the CELEBRATE This Week page. Please use #clebratelu to share.

Family. I'm celebrating family. It is good to be together and it is good that family is forever. We completed another pile of paperwork and are one step closer to the official adoption of our most recent member.

Friends. I'm celebrating friends who check in with you and friends who call you on a whim to do something fun and friends who want to have lunch together. I'm thankful for friends.

Feedback. Feedback is the way we grow and become the best we can be. This week I've had a lot of feedback about  a project I'm working on. I'm impressed how feedback nudges me. I'm also reminded how much courage it takes to ask for feedback and to share something that feels like a piece of your heart.

Coffee for Your Heart. This is a link up for encouragement. This week people responded to the question, "What do you want those you care about to know as they start 2014." Check out the responses. You will be fortified.

Thank you for celebrating today. You make my weekends so much sweeter. 


  1. Congratulations on almost finishing up your paperwork Ruth-how great for everyone! Friends, family are important, glad things are going well!

  2. Family, friends, feedback, fortified encouragement -festive choice of celebrations. The step closer to a growing family is wonderful news.

  3. A beautiful week that ends with a sick doggie! Hard to celebrate through worry, but I did it. Thanks for help re-focusing!

  4. I've missed checking in with you, Ruth. Happy to be back and sharing with you. Congrats on getting to the final steps in the adoption process.

  5. Congrats on one step closer to adoption. And how right you are about feedback. Can't wait to hear what you're working on.

  6. I am especially happy about your step closer to officially adopting. I do not know enough about the process and had not realized that was not already the case. The official process will probably make a big difference in aligning with all you have been doing to send the message that you are his forever family. Congratulations!

  7. Congratulations! It seems you have a full, blessed life that's only going to grow and get better!

  8. Congratulations on your adoption process! Family, friends, and feedback - all wonderful! Thank you for the link to Holley's blog. I love it!

  9. Congratulations on your adoption process! And I am celebrating friends as well this week.

  10. So wonderful to hear that your adoption process is moving along. :)


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