Adoption: The Quiet Part

Adoption: The Quiet Part

I’ve been wondering lately why this waiting part of the adoption is so tough.  Chase thinks this is the easiest part but this by far is the hardest part for me. The adoption journey is basically choose an agency, orientation, applications, get approved for adoption, mountains of paperwork, several trainings, more paperwork, home studies, approval [...]

Help My Unbelief

Help My Unbelief

“Have mercy on us and help us, if you can.” “What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.” The father instantly cried out, “I do believe, but help me overcome my unbelief!” I can get so frustrated with myself for relating to this father in Mark 9:24 [...]

Seventeen Months

When I opened the mail to discover this piece of paper, I think I was more excited than the day I graduated college! Yes, graduating in four years all while going through heart treatment after we found out my heart was two times too small at eighteen years old was well, hard. But, man. So. [...]

Get It Out

SO very excited to announce that our Home Study part of our adoption is done! Last week we had our home inspection and two days worth of interviews. It is such a relief to be past that step. If you have been through this, you know what I mean! The first day, our case worker [...]