One year ago today we met a very scared little boy God had chosen for our family. We had read the articles, done the older child adoptee training, and prepared for the worst, while hoping for the best. But no amount of preparation can ready a heart to witness and hear such anguish pour from … More Remembering Not To Forget
Anything I pen today will pale in comparison to the story God has written for Hudson and upon our hearts as his chosen, forever family. I wish I could open up our hearts and lay before you the past year…the emotions, prayer upon prayer answered, hurts, joys, tears, laughter, fears, doubt, and torment God has … More This Day Has Finally Come!
Today marks 4 months home from China with our sons Hudson and Wesley. I didn’t realize it or even plan to write because of the milestone, yet it seems perfectly fitting that today as I sat on my bed in tears thinking about this roller coaster we’ve been on that I would grab my phone … More Post Adoption ~ Miracles and Mud
Exactly 1 year ago this week, your birthday week, your Daddy found this picture…. …and in that same week, your birthday week, you were also born… in our hearts. It’s on April 3 just one year ago we celebrated your life, newly introduced to us but so very, very far away from you. We had … More Our 1st Birthday with Wesley!
I wasn’t planning on blogging today. But as God sometimes does he plants a small seed of a truth so powerful it rearranges things inside me…. then I begin to think….If I needed this seed, maybe some other adoptive parent out there does too. God has reminded me once again today that these 2 boys … More A Very Happy Easter!
It’s been 2 months and so many, many moments I’ve desired to sit and share with you what we’ve seen unfolding before our eyes. So many moments of victory and of challenge. I’ll try and share a story that is even now being written and the lessons we are presently learning through it all. Out … More Abiding in Mercy – 2 Months Home
I know you all are busy preparing for feasts and family gatherings and have many things to do other than read our blog, but I wanted to update while this rejoicing was bubbling up and over in my heart. This day itself is one of wonder. Just the fact that I have been redeemed … More A Day of Rejoicing….