I’m always uncertain when it comes to speaking out about current events, but as I gaze into the face of my sweet newborn daughter, it’s unfathomable to me that if she had been born in many other states, she might not be a part of our family. This post is my humble attempt to honor… Continue reading How can both sides support women?
Seven months have passed since our last adoption update, and we have seen eighteen info summaries and shown our profile nine times. While those may seem like just numbers, each represents another time God has answered our longing for another child with “not yet.” We ask that you continue to pray for us, specifically, that… Continue reading April 2022 Adoption Update
On New Year’s Eve 2019, we had begun preparing our adoption profile book after a long six-month home study process for domestic adoption. I wasn’t feeling well and wanted to blame it on the rich holiday food, but on a hunch, I took a pregnancy test. 2020 began with a big surprise, we were pregnant… Continue reading ￼Approved and Waiting
Now that the holidays are over, we have a lot of exciting adoption updates for you! Home Study Our home study has been completed, and we are ready to be matched with our birth mother! We are still completing our profile book (what we show birth mothers to tell about our family), but once that… Continue reading January Adoption Update
It’s been three months since we last updated you on our adoption journey, and I am so excited to share all the ways God has been faithfully providing for and guiding us. I also want to include a few ways you can be praying for us as we continue in the process. Fundraising We are… Continue reading November Adoption Update
It’s been a little over a month since we announced our plan to adopt (and three months since we began this journey), so I thought I would give you a short update on where we are in the process. Fundraising We are overwhelmed by God’s provision through your financial support after our announcement! Because of… Continue reading August Adoption Update
We were so excited to finally announce last week that we are adopting! But as we begin this journey, we want to be honest about the hard part—the fear of the unknowns. How long will we have to wait? What will our relationship with the birth mother be like? Will we have a failed match?… Continue reading Dipping our Toes in the Jordan
It seems surreal to type those words: we’re adopting! It’s a desire that my husband, Joseph, and I have had for so long, and we know that this is just the beginning of a long journey. Even as I type this post, I am completely humbled and amazed at the working of God to bring… Continue reading We’re Adopting!