My name is Vanessa, which means butterfly.
I am a wife and mother of four children, three biological, and one adoptive. All of them have been surprises, but maybe the last one, a decade younger than her siblings, was the biggest surprise. I am an introvert, a coffee-drinker and a thinker. I am rebellious, relentless and creative in my hope for a world that actually is what it should be, physically and spiritually, which has led me to the work of planting a church with my husband, finding and selling vintage items to redeem and making broken china mosaics. It makes me unhappy when something is ugly, but I prefer ugly and honest to anything that is fake. I believe that God has broad shoulders and bottomless grace and that He is drawing us all toward the best that is to come.