Category Archives: the plan

… hello, love

Oh, sweet girl. I can’t believe that you’re a girl. I can’t believe that we’re here. That you’re ours. You were an idea, a hope, and a prayer. But, now you’re a girl. With a name and a mama who … 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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… 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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… worn

I heard this song on Brandon Heath’s Pandora station and all but fell apart on the inside. Between our adoption/fostering process being the most difficult situation and school starting – I am completely worn out. Physically, emotionally, and mentally. But, … Continue reading

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… sarah or hannah

There were plenty of women in the Bible who, for a time,were unable to bear children, seven if my count is correct. And, all of them eventually ended up bearing great men who contributed greatly in the history of our … Continue reading

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