an unbreakable bond

I rolled over restlessly at the first morning light and spotted the thick, folded pile of papers that had been pushed under my door.  My heart dropped to my feet and I jumped up to grab them.  For an eighth of a second I thought - did he run away? did he hurt himself? - … Continue reading an unbreakable bond

the last turn home

As we finally rounded the corner onto our street, the yearning and anticipation I'd felt for the last ten days couldn't be contained for one second longer.  In our driveway, I left everything in the car and ran through the deep snow to the front door and flung it open. My little boy had been … Continue reading the last turn home

live as though everything is a miracle

She was speaking to a ballroom overflowing with women, but at that moment, it was as if I was the only one there.  I saw her final question, "What is God leading YOU to do?" float slowly above me until suddenly, wham, I felt like I was hit over the head. "Adoption."    That's what … Continue reading live as though everything is a miracle