This article contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase by clicking on those links, we make a small percentage. Thank you for your support! In 2015 I began to write at Prayer Wine Chocolate. One of the main reasons I started to blog was to share my husband and I's "road less traveled". It was the beginning of what we thought would be our second adoption journey (it ended up … [Read more...] about Pursuing an Adoption Without An Agency: What We Did Right!
In one of Prayer Wine Chocolate's very first posts, Raining Roses, I shared my sincere belief that if you ask them, Saints will pray for you. I talked about how one of my favorite saints, Saint Therese’, once stated, “I will spend my heaven doing good upon earth. I will let fall from heaven a shower of roses.” When I pray a novena to Saint Therese – for nine days consecutively, without … [Read more...] about Dancing in the Rain(ing Roses)
Who we are: The Rose Garden is a group founded by A Baby's Breath created for those interested in joining other adoptive parents for support, fellowship and prayer. The Rose Garden is meant to provide four main services: 1. A place where members can gather to pray and offer thanksgiving to Our Lord. 2. A group that provides emotional support and guidance for couples that face challenges often … [Read more...] about The Rose Garden: A Baby’s Breath Adoption Group
In October, I started writing articles for Adoptimist.com. My main goal is to encourage those who are waiting (and often I am reassuring myself too). Here are a few excerpts and links to the full articles. If you are in the "waiting" phase, hang on! Do not give up hope! Faith and the Adoption Journey Faith is a gift. I remember sitting in religion class as a Catholic school student and … [Read more...] about Inspiration for Couples Waiting to Adopt
Quite often, I get an email, message or phone call from someone who is considering adoption. Since my husband and I have been through the process once, we do have some insight and advice. *This article contains affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links helps me to continue writing - thank you! Here is my advice to all couples who feel called to adopt: 1. Ask God to Open all the … [Read more...] about Dear Couple Considering Adoption,
It started with a prayer, followed by a signal grace, then a miracle. Now it's a new mission. Here's how, from my perspective, The Rose Garden Adoption Support Group began at A Baby's Breath: The Prayer Have you ever heard of the Novena Rose Prayer? It's a simple prayer, in which a Christian asks St. Therese of Lisieux to pray for him or her and asks for a specific intention to be placed … [Read more...] about The Rose Garden Celebrates Adoption at A Baby’s Breath