Posts Tagged ‘Challenges’

There is a Season

Most of you probably know that for the past three years, I have been employed as the Children’s Ministry Director of our church.  Three years ago, fresh out of college and eager to work in full-time ministry, getting this job was a dream come true.  I can’t even put into words all that I have […]

Three Little Ones

I am a part of several email chains that serve to get the word out about orphans in need of adoptive families.  I received an email this morning about three precious little ones in Haiti who are waiting for their forever families and something about them jumped out at me.  They are so young, and could […]

Preparation & Paranoia

I’m getting to the point where all I want to do is GET READY.  I don’t know if it is out of some nesting instinct, a result of knowing a trip to Europe could be coming anytime, or out of a subconscious notion that getting fully ready will mean this one can’t fall through.  It’s […]

The Game Changer.

Guys.  This has probably been the single most insane week we have had in our adoption.  And because God has a hilarious sense of humor, He scheduled this series of crazy during the week before VBS – the largest event of the year at our church, which I plan and oversee.  Thank goodness for a […]

The Answer.

It has been exactly 7 weeks since we found out.  And today we got our answer: No. No, we will not be adopting Baby M.  The other family is continuing their adoption of him, and our door has been closed permanently this time.  For privacy reasons, it probably is not wise for us to share […]

Rain Come Down

Oh, Lordy. At this point last week, we were waiting for two documents to come in the mail to finish our dossier.  As soon as they came, we would send it all of to Europe and wait what we thought would be just a few weeks before we got to get on a plane.  When […]

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