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Fifteen - Listen and glean 

A few times upon entering a new conversation about our sweet girl, I’ve sensed some hesitation when the friend wanted to address Una. Rightfully so,there are a couple of ways that the name, as it is spelled, can be pronounced. 64 more words


Another Rescue!

So, it happened again.  Yes, we rescued a momma cat and her kitten.  No, we really don’t have room for any more.  But we cannot walk away from a cat in need, ever. 487 more words

Cat Blog

The hole in the center 

forgive me for that day in September when I wrapped you in a Mao-green papoose

Indescribable light

I understand we are only metaphors


Parables… 51 more words

Child Advocacy

Over halfway there...

It has been a whirlwind of events over the past few weeks since Mother’s Day. My husband’s grandmother passed away so I took off a few days of work to be with his family and during the same week a young wife and mother in our church lost her two year battle with cancer. 662 more words


Road to Adoption 13

(I’m blogging about our experience adopting old children from foster care here in Massachusetts, in the hopes that it might inspire you to consider adoption, too. 1,255 more words


Ask the blogger!

As you might know, I have interviewed some famous celebrities, other bloggers and inspiring women. I asked them five questions about adoption and their interests. 125 more words


Not this time...

The other family was selected.  This was not meant to be our turn.  This process is so much more complicated and emotional than I ever anticipated.  Our wait continues.