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God places people in families

God puts families together

  I am more convinced than ever that God puts families together.  Often through birth.  Sometimes through marriage.  And, sometimes through adoption.  Our family has a little bit of everything.  I am so thankful God has put our family together. Our family began to form on June 5th, 2009 when…

10 Ways to Serve Foster & Adoptive Families

10 Ways to Serve Foster and Adoptive Families – Part 2

There are times when you are not called to foster adopt children. If that is you, here are some ways you can still help. Thank you for coming back for numbers 6 – 10 in my list. I am sure so many of you have even more to add, so…

10 Ways to Serve Foster & Adoptive Families

10 Ways to Serve Foster and Adoptive Families – Part 1

I have recently written several posts on Foster Care and Adoption. While so many of you have been so supportive and expressed how you too have a heart to someday foster children or even adopt them, I know there are also some of you who have a true heart of…

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Our Sweet Foster Baby Found a Forever Home

What so many foster children long for has happened the baby we have loved for the last 8 months. He has found a forever home. Even as we grieve, our family has so much to be thankful for. The sweet little baby who has been entrusted to us for the…

The Joys and Sorrows of Foster Adoption - part 3

The Joys and Sorrows of Foster Adoption – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of our Adoption Story (The Joys and Sorrows of Foster Adoption) we left off as little Joseph’s birth mom was no longer coming for her weekly visits. To think on what is probably true, it was likely that she saw him in a happy…

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The Joys and Sorrows of Foster Adoption – part 2

In Part-1 of our foster/adoption story we left off at our first joy and sorrow. Our little boy had arrived. What a blessing! Let the sleepless nights and busy days begin. Little did we know when he arrived, he had some drugs in his little system. This made it very…

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The Joys and Sorrows of Foster Adoption – part 1

For every joy we have experienced as foster/adoptive parents, there has been a sorrow experienced right along with it. In honor of National Adoption Month, I would be grateful for the opportunity to share our story with you. Let me catch you up to speed. From the time my husband…

The Privilege of Being Foster Parents

(This is the GREAT agency we work with.) Being a Foster Parent surfaces so many emotions that are so difficult to describe. There are joys and sorrows, fears and great hope…sometimes on a daily or even hourly basis. Tonight I sit here on our couch in a relatively quiet home….

The Joy of Adoption and Parenting…We are SO Blessed!

Adoption is on my heart right now as we just received some wonderful news that we have been waiting for…finally all of the roadblocks are cleared and we get to move forward on adding our little one to our family permanently! We can’t wait until that day comes…likely in a…

Because He Loves Me – We are ADOPTED!

I LOVE the doctrine of adoption. In the past year and a half it has become very real to our family. Our littlest is currently in the bedroom napping…we love him SO much. There is nothing he could do to make us stop. In our minds and hearts, he is…


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