Adoption Stories

sweetest joy

Every person who has ever advocated for the orphan knows all too well that there are days when it feels so utterly heartbreaking.  Children who literally wait for years for someone to come for them age out (become unadoptable).  Children who are very ill pass away in horrendous orphanages before knowing the love of a […] Read more…

why do you want her?

Seven years ago, after being in Ukraine for many weeks, I finally walked out of the orphanage with two very loved and treasured little girls in my arms. Harper (left, in the photo) was just a baby and loved nothing more than to be loved and cuddled.  She could not get enough of the hugs […] Read more…

answered prayers!

Hey, everyone! I hope you are all doing well.  I know that so many of you have been praying for this darling little boy and I wanted to share some awesome news with you. Sweet Clarence is coming home!  Praise God! He has a very special family working so hard to get through the paperwork as […] Read more…

a love story

Anthony and I were married in 1997.  Ours was a whirlwind romance where we were married just a few short months after we met. We always knew that we wanted children, and as we headed into our second year of marriage, we decided to start our family. Our first son, Connor, was born healthy and […] Read more…

chosen

So many of you trusted with us that the LORD would move heaven and earth for this little love.  We watched her sweet videos and ached for her–trusting that someone would go.  We prayed that God would raise up the perfect family for her. And in His faithfulness, the Father has heard. It is my […] Read more…

loss and hope

It’s been almost one month since we found out that our treasured embryo baby did not make it. So many friends have reached out to ask me how we’re dealing with the loss. Your love and support have touched my heart so deeply. It’s been an emotional time in our lives. I’d be lying if […] Read more…

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