Category Archives: About my faith

Leaving Virginia.

So, there’s a story about us leaving Virginia… We know who Anna’s birth father is.  He was in the room when she was born, he held her, he comforted Mama with kind words during the times they spent alone with … Continue reading

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Meeting the family

In my last post, Love at first sight, I shared in great length and detail the moment Matt and I met Anna.  For the rest of my life that moment will be added into the Most-Important-Moments section of my heart. Our … Continue reading

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Love at first sight… meeting Anna.

My last entry shared the emotions of the labor and delivery part of waiting for Anna. Looking back on that night, I can recall thinking several times that she was never going to come.  Having delivered four children myself, that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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My form of “labor and delivery.”

We’re adopting which means I did not go through pregnancy this time around.  I missed being pregnant, for the record.  Being half-a-continent away from the baby I was already in love with was difficult.  My biggest fear (other than the … Continue reading

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Welcome Anna Madeline!!

Our adoption journey has definitely hit a milestone: our little girl was born today! I have been awake for 36 hours now and I have a night with a baby girl ahead of me so I bet this will be … Continue reading

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Adoption Emotions…

All of them. I think that sums it all up. I have all of the emotions of pregnancy plus some anxiety that I never had when I was the one carrying the baby. Being here in Virginia has done so … Continue reading

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East Coast Fun

The night before I left Texas to drive to North Carolina our friends came over to pray with us.  What a special time that was for me.  I still treasure the words spoken over our journey, our travel-journey and our … Continue reading

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Lifegiver Military Spouse Podcast – Corie Weathers

There was this time I sat at home and streamed a pretty cool event on my computer and watched a very special friend of mine become the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year. It was a SUPER … Continue reading

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Home study and a Town-home

So much has happened over the past few days that I can barely keep up with what I’ve updated you on. Our home study went really well on Saturday.  As expected, I cleaned too well and stressed too much, but … Continue reading

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Project Sanctuary, Granby

While our visit with friends in Colorado Springs was a highlight of our vacation, our purpose for going to Colorado was because we had been offered a free family retreat by a phenomenal organization called Project Sanctuary.  On the morning … Continue reading

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