• Adoption

    I’m Watching

    Today is the first day in a long time that I was able to really sit and focus, to quiet my mind, stare at my children’s sweet faces, remember that I am a mommy and that I love it. Our days have been full of packing, shopping and event planning all week, and I have missed the kids. Our fundraiser event was wonderful. The people who helped us were selfless and generous. I cannot thank them all enough. God is showing us how powerful our support is, and that we are not alone, buoyed up by this foundation of His faithful children. We raised almost $3000, bringing our total funds…

  • Adoption

    Kings and Queens

    I’ve been stewing over my notes from September 5, 2012.  When I read through what I wrote, and click through the photos we took that day, I feel all those emotions again.  They are sharp and sad and sweet and scary.  I sob every time.  Which is why I put them away and didn’t look at them for five years.  I’m going to take a break from that story, but I do intend to come back to it. This blog was meant to be a place to record the progress of our current adoption, so I should tell you more about that.  This picture doesn’t look like much, but it was taken October 27,…