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  • Sadie’s Birth Video

    Sadie birth collage

    I was honored to have the amazing Katy Cook photograph Sadie’s birth. Through this blog and Facebook we were connected over adoption and it was a pleasure to finally meet her in person. Since Mark couldn’t be at the birth, this birth video and the pictures she captured will be treasured even more by us! […]

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  • A Rewriting of Our Adoption Story

    My first article is published at Adoption.Net! Will you head over there to leave some comment love?   I still remember the night I found out I was pregnant with my birthdaughter, whom I’ll call Anna. Despite my age of only 16 years old, a boyfriend who wasn’t interested anymore, a junior in high school, […]

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    Leah’s Story

    My story in a nutshell:   The detailed version: One April Sunday in 2004, my Mom and I decided to take an easy hike to enjoy the beautiful weather. Pilot Mountain was close by and we had gone many times in the previous years.  The spring air still had a slight chill to it, my […]

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  • Is There a Baby In There?

    Is there a baby in there? That’s what my 3 year old asked me a week or so ago, pointing to my tummy. I laughed and said, “Nope, I don’t think so unless God has other plans!” Turns out He did. Last Saturday I was washing the bacon grease off the breakfast pan when I […]

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  • 2019 in Review | What a Ride It Was!

    Wow. This year has honestly flown by. 2019 was full of ups and downs, but with so much growth and excitement! In 2019 the promise I felt from the Lord was Health…and He did just that. Beginning 2019 my physical health was in a horrible state with overgrown Candida, rashes everywhere, and went on a […]

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  • {BOOK REVIEW} Before I Saw You

      These days, I don’t often get (or– make?) time to read a book with paper pages to highlight and turn with my fingertips, but I still love them. I was delighted to discover author Amy K. Sorrrells on Instagram. Her latest book, Before I Saw You, is one I was drawn to because of the adoption theme […]

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