Category Archives: Our Journey
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The following post is something I wrote while I was in China adopting our two daughters. I chose to post it after returning...

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It happens often, someone posts a vague question about adoption in a forum: “Can you tell me anything about adopting...

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It still surprises even me, but there are pictures in my basement and on my computer that I have never seen, it hurts too...

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“Are you her mother?” the receptionist asked? My breath caught and it felt a bit like a lie, “Yes,” I replied as...

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     When I look at this picture, my heart beats faster. This was one of the most terror-filled moments of...

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A year ago today we sat in a hotel room in China preparing to meet our daughter, Yuanyuan. She wasn’t Josie yet. She was...

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In my mind, it plays. The people are fuzzy; no faces, no distinguishable age. The heartache is paralyzing. The new parents,...

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We walked the stairs of the ancient wall on the last leg of our adoption journey, each step a monument to China’s history...

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[Pro 28:27 ESV] 27 Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse. Bullying seemed...

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I am excited because I was asked again to share a post on No Hands But Ours: October is here and so is our new feature focus,...