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Wishing and Waiting ....

One of the hardest parts of this whole ordeal, is the stillness of the wait.

I want to just jump out of my skin, cry, scream, drive down right this second to go get my niece and bring her home. 377 more words


…but the things that are unseen are eternal

But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies…So we do not lose heart. 1,003 more words


the storm awaits

Over the last week or so I have been searching the inter-web for more stories from other adoptees. There are a lot of stories out there and I haven’t even begun to scratch the surface. 1,120 more words


It's Been Two Years

Today is our Adoption Day, the second anniversary of the adoption of our children.

I am once again amazed at what happened that day two years ago. 900 more words


Adoption Progress...

We finished our initial adoption application and adoption training over one year ago. I really thought we’d breeze through this process in six months. After all, we wanted an older child. 204 more words



True to the season, we have so much to be happy about right now. There is so much to look forward to, and so many things to process. 370 more words


“Adoption—forgiveness and second chances”

Have you ever wished for forgiveness and the opportunity for a new beginning? What if a beautifully wrapped gift box with a large bow arrived on your doorstep—the most powerful gift you have ever received. 631 more words