Posts Tagged ‘Why Adopt’

Beauty and the Blorft

Yesterday, I woke up feeling … hmm.  I don’t know how else to describe it other than to quote the hilarious Tina Fey: “I was a little excited but mostly blorft. ‘Blorft’ is an adjective I just made up that means ‘Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress […]

“I think I want to adopt … now what??”

Today, we are on high alert.  Today, we are supposed to find out if we have been approved by Baby W’s country to adopt him.  Today, we are trying not to freak out and are fighting mild panic attacks every time the phone dings or an email appears in the inbox.  OH MY WORD. So, as […]

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 […]

Is that a light I see at the end of this tunnel?

Hello, friends! I can’t even remember the last time that I posted on here when it wasn’t some sort of Major Life-Changing Adoption Announcement.  If that is what you are looking for … sorry!  I, however, have to say that I am happy to be back to the usual grind of the adoption process.  It’s […]

My Lighthouse

Yesterday, I took a trip to Des Moines (about two hours away, for my non-Iowan friends) to take some of the final steps to completing our dossier.  The trip was not without hiccups, and was full of some hilarious and frustrating moments.  When I have a little more time, I’ll sit down and share that […]

See You Be Brave

Lately, I’ve noticed many people referring to our adoption as an “adventure”.  I have to say, I like this description very much, and I can say that this process has been nothing short of an adventure.  Thinking of our journey in this way has gotten me thinking about the nature of adventures.  There is something […]

Orphan Sunday – Next Week!

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. -James 1:27 November is Orphan Awareness Month, so I am very excited to write some posts this month about adoption, orphan care, and the orphan crises in […]

From Indifference to Action

Welcome! We are so thankful and touched that you are taking the time to join us on this crazy journey we have begun.  We have already been so encouraged by the show of support and kind words we have received as we made our official announcement yesterday.  If you have found this blog via Facebook […]

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