The Last Stocking

An archive post from December 2010 It was the last Christmas stocking. For years it was a symbol of a dream. It reminded me of a desire placed within me, as a child, the desire to adopt. Every year as I placed all the decorations on display, this one decoration stayed in the Christmas box. […]

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When Love Takes You Home ~ creating a family through domestic adoption

I first met Deborah Titus, on the evening I brought her family a meal. They had just come home with their 5th child, their 5th domestic adoption. We attend the same church, but had only met briefly once before. I remember when I got in my car and left, my heart was so full from […]

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Caring for the Orphan Without Adopting ~ Ten Thoughts on Adoption Awareness Month

Today’s post is by a dear friend and adoption champion, Kat LaMons. I first met Kat when she was the Florida Branch Director for CCAI, our adoption agency. She was called the Dossier Diva, and it didn’t take me long to figure out why. She is one of the most amazing people I’ve ever known. […]

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Never Alone- an adoption journey

Note: Today’s post is the story of adoptive Mom, Emalee Wright. Emalee adopted her precious daughter, Ellie Grace in 2011, from Nanchang, China after waiting 5 years. Five years. Her story is one of hearing the call of adoption, trusting God’s plan when there seemed to be no end in sight, and waiting for Him […]

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Gloriously Ruined by Adoption

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. How perfectly fitting for it to be in the month we celebrate Thanksgiving. Both the adoptive parent and the adoptee have so much to be thankful for. Though the adoption road is bumpy, long, and hard at times, it is gloriously redemptive, just as the Father’s adoption is of […]

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Hope Does Not Disappoint

Author Note: Today’s post is a memoir of the day we adopted our daughter Hope, her Gotcha Day. It was a long-awaited, highly anticipated day in the life of our family. For three long years we waited on the Lord, many ups and downs, as well as gains and losses of faith were strewn along […]

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