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eliza's adoption story: part 4

I thought I’d get to this part in Eliza’s adoption story much earlier. (If you’ve missed it: part one, part two, part three.) But the stories we live aren’t often quick and concise — they’re made up of moments that take us … Continue reading

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eliza's adoption story: part 3

This is the third part of our adoption journey to Eliza, our precious daughter. You can read part one here and part two here. I would say that as soon as we put our yes on the table and joyfully learned … Continue reading

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our adoption: part 2

I want to continue to tell Eliza’s adoption story because each dotted i and crossed t points back to a loving God that so intricately wove our stories together. Every time I look at her face, I am reminded of … Continue reading

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our adoption: part 1

December ended up being a pretty wild, amazing, unexpected ride. The week before Christmas, our beautiful daughter Eliza Marie was placed into our arms via adoption and our lives have been forever beautifully changed. But before we get into that, here’s … Continue reading

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everyone deserves family memories

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy’s. All opinions are 100% mine. As you experience life, you come to understand that families are different. When Jonny married into my crazy crew of relatives, he noticed something. Something that I’d … Continue reading

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i almost said no

When I saw the text pop up on my phone, I flicked it away. It wasn’t asking anything bad, of course. Actually, it was a sweet offer from an even sweeter friend. “Can I host a Noonday adoption fundraiser for … Continue reading

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for the mothers

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As we celebrate Mother’s Day, I think about the wisdom nestled into this African proverb. I look at this photo of women living across … Continue reading

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