Adoption stretches you relationally, emotionally, financially... Where is your treasure? Where will your heart be? Here's a glimpse into my unfiltered thoughts.
#francispartyof4 UPDATE!!!!! This is us!!!!! Wheeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!. We are adopting a baby GIRL 🎀 this July from Utah! Please continue to pray for our brave birth mama and this sweet baby in her womb! 💝
#FrancisPartyof4 adoption update!!!! After a long period of paperwork, waiting, more waiting, and waiting some more (the Lord must be teaching us patience 😏), we are ACTIVE with Faithful Adoption Consultants to present to birth moms!!!! On to more waiting and I couldn't be more excited! Please continue to pray for us, for baby, and … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – We’re Active!
OK, just thoughts on one subject: abortion. Yesterday was Sanctity of Human Life Day and 44 years since Roe v. Wade. I am pro-life and believe life begins at conception, but I cringed when I read some of the status updates that came across my Facebook news feed and felt a heaviness around how to engage on … Continue reading Sensitive Subject(s) + Social Media
After hours of staring at our computer screens, our book is done! Chad used his design skills to put together our book, and then I filled in most of the text! We did it! Now we just need to wait for our home study to be officially "done" (2nd visit with our social worker is … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 Adoption Profile Book: Ready for Print!
Our home study paperwork is all in! (California out-of-state background checks take 6-8 weeks, so this took longer than expected.) Next up: complete the home study, finish our adoption profile book (pictured, which will be what is presented to birth moms), and become active clients with Faithful Adoption Consultants! At the rate we are going … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – Home Study is Almost Done!
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 ESV Every year I have a go-to Christmas song that I could listen on repeat the entire season. Sometimes it's because I love the musicianship, sometimes it's "just because," but this year … Continue reading We Are Free!