Our Lives Became Connected

September 25, 2018. I will forever remember that day. The day before, we received an email asking us if we wouldn’t mind our profile being shown to an expectant mother. We gave our permission after learning few details, fulling convinced that we wouldn’t be chosen because “she has explicitly said …

Pondering What Leaves Me Speechless

I have this pen pal that leaves my heart speechless with every letter. I analyze every word I send. I am humbled with every word I receive. The most recent letter to arrive in our mail read, “Happy Mother’s Day!” Those words were beautifully drawn by the biological mother of …

Introducing Our Son

Our son was born. If you have NO IDEA what I am talking about, click here so you can read the last …

Number Four

Did you enjoy my last blog post?  The one about how we were now in the Fostering world…. I posted that last …

Refining Rags

I had a moment this past weekend when something was mentioned that would have previously made my heart scream inside “Oh, how …

Summer Rain

As I write this blog, I keep looking out my window into our back yard where our garden is defenseless against the …

When Common Begins to Unravel

Zo is beginning to realize she came to our family differently than her brother and sister did. We talk of adoption often.  …

Sign Me

I have not mentioned my writing on here in a few posts, and there has certainly been some movement in that arena. …

Rally Update and Profiling

Many of you have asked about the Lipscomb Adoption Rally and if we have an update yet as to how much was …