Hannah-Claire’s adoption

his promise fulfilled

“I prayed for this child and the LORD has granted me the desire of my heart.”  ~~ 1 Samuel 1:27 Exactly fourteen years ago, the Lord gave me a promise. The gift of a daughter. He named her. “Hannah-Claire.” Soon after, we conceived our third child. Thirteen years ago on August 30th, we were blessed […] Read more…

this one too, Lord!

Oh, you guys!  I am so captivated by a darling little girl who my friend Annie shared with me. She is absolutely precious and is just waiting for someone to scoop her up.  As a mom to three children who have Down syndrome, I feel that Nora will do so amazingly well in a family. […] Read more…

the silent hurt

A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with a friend. She asked me, “What, for you, is the most challenging part of having a large family with many children who have special needs?” As a mom to two “typical” children, she was expecting me, I guess, to answer with something like “the never-ending […] Read more…

giving a gift that lasts

A few weeks ago I was so blessed to be able to visit the beautiful country of Haiti.  It was my first visit and I had no idea what to expect.  I arrived late on a Friday evening and my ride wasn’t there yet.  My flight was the last one for the night and the […] Read more…

He met me there

I travelled to Haiti for Pure and Faultless this week. Totally fell in love with the country and it’s beautiful people. MayLove (pronouced “MyLove”) and her little friend.  Because the joy and fascination of seeing yourself on a screen for the first time ever…priceless. Oh, the blessing of being able to shower these little ones […] Read more…

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