Monthly Archives: August 2012

Grace Upon Grace (March 2011)

Thank you, thank you, thank you all you wonderful friends for your love and rejoicing and the comments that you leave here, which I LOVE, by the way. 🙂 Judah has no idea how many dear people are rejoicing over … Continue reading

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Joy Comes in the Morning (January 2011)

I feel like I should be full of eloquence in this moment, finally sitting to post an entry about the arrival and adoption of our son. I find I have no words, which is probably okay considering what most of … Continue reading

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Only The Trying (December 2010)

“For us there is only the trying. The rest is none of our business.” T.S.Eliot somehow manages once more to send a zinger straight into my heart. This is where I have lived for so long – wrestling with God … Continue reading

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Chiaroscuro (November 2010)

Advent is here and another Christmas approaches. Even though Christmas is hard now I am finding comfort in the liturgy of the church, in celebrating the birth of Christ at the same time of year that countless Christians through the … Continue reading

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Everlasting Arms (October 2010)

I have to say thank you again to you who read this blog. It must take an extraordinary amount of patience, considering my schedule for posting is…well, just about once a month. I am so grateful that you are willing … Continue reading

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Courts of the Lord (September 2010)

My sister reminds me sometimes that the fulfillment of our desire to adopt does not rest on the birthmoms or lawyers or social workers. It feels like it, but it doesn’t. And, of course, what she’s telling me is that … Continue reading

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These Three Remain (August 2010)

I don’t know why they call it an adoption “disruption.” As if you’ve been sleeping peacefully and are suddenly awakened. I guess it’s like the word “miscarriage” – a sterile, technical term that does nothing to describe the shock or … Continue reading

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