Category Archives: adoption

Ethiopia : The heart of hospitality

We boated across Lake Ziway & arrived at this island that was inhabited by only a handful of people. As we walked to a trail that led us up to a distant monastery, we passed this home where an elderly couple resided. My heart was challenged as I looked at the simple way they lived […]

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forever family

Six years ago,  we became a forever family. Anaya, you bring so much joy & so much love to our home.

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for you….

  nestled amongst homemade fridge magnets & flower pots a candle is lit.  it is a reminder to me that there is a women that is part of the beautiful fabric of our family.  my road & hers are connected. today as i hear the sweet words happy mother’s day mommy! from a brown eyed […]

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For the last four years, as I flip the calendar to July 1, my memory takes me back to the beautiful landscape and people of Ethiopia. Today is the anniversary of our family’s forever day, when we finally held our daughter in our arms & our hearts could know we were a forever family. I […]

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bridge of love

  oh, who would have guessed? who could have seen? who could have possibly known? all these roads we have traveled, the places we’ve been would have finally taken us home? ~lyrics by john mccutcheon every Mother’s day our family lights a candle. we are reminded that there is a bridge of love from a […]

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