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
"Why did it rain today?" I heard this question come from the back seat as I was driving this afternoon. My four-year-old, Xavier, has a lot of questions lately. I have to admit, I often don't have the answers. He asks me how things are made and who made (insert random synthetic object). But this one, this one I thought -I kinda know this one . . . so I attempted a response. After a litany … [Read more...] about Does God Have a Magic Wand?
Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy starred in a film together titled "Saint Vincent". One of the main characters of the film, Oliver, is the 12 year-old adopted son of Melissa McCarthy's character, Maggie. Maggie and Oliver move into the house next door to Vincent (played by Bill Murray). Since Maggie is working a new job that is demanding more hours than she would like, Vincent becomes Oliver's … [Read more...] about Mother Teresa: A Saint For Adoptive Families
A commercial for UNICEF USA has a celebrity ask the viewers, "What would you do if there was child right in front of you . . . and all you had to do was give .50 cents a day to save that child's life?" And, rightfully so, viewers are moved to give. I was wondering if I could ask a favor of you. I am asking you to think of an unborn child that may or may not be "right in front of you" and … [Read more...] about 20 Seconds A Day. . .