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… peace in parenting

It feels as if our little one won’t be here for an eternity. It feels as if the next seven months will completely d r a g by…….. I know that’s not completely true but that’s how I’m feeling today. … 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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… 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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… 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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… his gifts are good

hope you guys are having an amazing Sunday! I wanted to share this promise with you guys today…… Reminding you that everything good & perfect comes from a God who is consistent and who will never have a change of … Continue reading

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… hi

hi, my name is Alaina Mayes and I am not perfect. I have flaws and blemishes…. Imperfections and issues….. And, marks and scars that make up who I am. Good. Bad. And, indifferent. Thankfully, there is MAC & the Lamb … Continue reading

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