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
Giving is on my mind a lot lately. Gift giving . . .a little. I'm excited about giving gifts to those of you who entered one of the giveaways I have posted lately! In case you didn't hear the latest - you could win the gift of some free shopping from Nicole Gibboni, a Christian Bling Consultant. If you make a purchase from her website www.ctbling.com/HisGoodness and use the party code 1825; … [Read more...] about Speaking of Giving . . .
Adoption is a beautiful, life giving option for a woman facing a pregnancy that she did not plan. Adoption, however, is most often not an easy choice. As a woman who became a mother through the miracle and blessing of adoption, my heart has a special place for all birthparents - and potential birthparents. Whether you adopted through an agency or plan to adopt privately; I ask you to be an … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Support Your Child’s Birthmother
Rachel was a full-time student and a serious athlete. She had just been accepted into every nursing school to which she applied and she was very excited to pursue that education and eventually that career. She had also just met and moved in with her boyfriend. Then, Rachel found herself pregnant. The day Rachel found out she was expecting she remembers: shaking, feeling sick, scared and … [Read more...] about Rachel’s Abortion Call and Message