Category Archives: hope

… family

Growing up, I never once in a million years considered adoption as the way we would go about having our first child. Or, possibly any child we would welcome. I never thought that having children would really be an issue. … Continue reading

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… your turn is coming

I wanted to write a post for the ladies who are waiting. Who are frustrated at the ticking clock. The passing months that turn into years. The ones who are heard their tenth baby/pregnancy/adoption announcement. Who are exhausted and emotionally … Continue reading

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… and, then there were 3

Writing a post announcing that a baby, our baby, was on its way has been a dream of mine for almost ten months since we decided to adopt. But, our journey to having a family has been a long three … Continue reading

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… choosing adoption

Nothing grips my heart more than adoption. It is the ultimate choice to serve God in a way that is uncomfortable and frustrating at times but is so fulfilling and humbling more often than not in ways that couldn’t be … Continue reading

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… happy

*** disclaimer: this gorgeous little one is not mine! I was just lucky enough to have the opportunity to witness her baby dedication! This pic is post wardrobe change!!! *** My heart is so full. There’s not too much I … Continue reading

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… good gifts

Matthew 7:11 “If you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask?” Finally becoming emotional at the goodness God is displaying to my … Continue reading

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… oaks of righteousness

Thomas and I have been going through so much with infertility & adoption for about three years. And, for so long there was such a deep sadness that lived within me. An unexplainable, incredibly painful sadness that just gripped my … Continue reading

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