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… back in (overload) action

I’m happy dancing over here because my computer is finally fixed (yeaaaaaaaa!!!!!!) and I was able to go through a few pictures. 108474959 – computer, Alaina – 1 Even more thrilled that there are firewalls and restrictions in place that … Continue reading

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… walk along side me

The most exciting parts of any journey or process are the progressions and stages. These milestones let you know that you are growing, achieving, and forging ahead to something greater. And, I love them. I’m a very structured, goal oriented … Continue reading

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… the sky is falling

((photo credit: Christin Armstrong) I first mentioned here how February was going to be a pretty BIG month….. at that point, we were in the process of preparing for either a possible adoption OR joining our adoption agency. Two BIG, huge, … Continue reading

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… blowing the top

A few posts ago, I wrote about keeping the lid on what was going on with us because we just didn’t know which way things were going to go or what God had planned for us. We didn’t want to … Continue reading

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… how he loves us

Over the past couple of years, I’ve done a lot of out-of-the-blue crying and some no-reason-at-all crying but more than that, some did-you-see-that? that kinda crying because our family wasn’t expanding. Because everyone else’s was. Because procedures weren’t working. Because … Continue reading

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… adopted (with a price)

The God we serve can truly do more than we can ask or think. Thankfully, when we truly seek Him, our hearts begin to resemble His in ways we could never imagine…. and, amazingly, our heart’s desires become more and … Continue reading

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… out of the darkness

One of the hardest yet most encouraging parts of this journey is watching so many others come into mother/parenthood. One of the toughest assumptions to battle that is connected with dealing with this is that we, infertiles, are angry at or … Continue reading

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