Category Archives: Adoption

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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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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I’m OK with this? (May 2010)

Josh and I have dipped our toes into the ocean of adoption. We spend most of our time happily gazing at our wet feet, looking at all the little fish swimming around us and thinking these waters really aren’t that … Continue reading

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Sunrise (February 2010)

Josh is preaching through Deuteronomy on Sunday evenings. The theme of this great book emerges over and over and over. It is God alone with whom you have to do. God alone who saves. God alone who demands total and … Continue reading

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