The Center for Disease Control defines an abortion as “an intervention performed by a licensed clinician (e.g., a physician, nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant), that is intended to terminate an ongoing pregnancy. Most states and reporting areas that collect abortion data now report if an abortion was medical or surgical. Medical abortions are legal […]Read More Seeing Red
Do I need a reason To basque in your present beauty? To enjoy each line and crease on your face Do I withhold my love, my duty? Does a flower need a reason To catch her watcher’s eye? Do its dainty petals ask “Why do you love my blooms, Oh watcher, please tell me why?” […]Read More Do I Need A Reason?
Adoption never begins with the invitation of the child. Adoption always begins with the initiative of the parents. Before Baby B was born, she had parents who were working to adopt her. Our pursuing her was through the heart wrenching prayers to her Heavenly Father. This faith inspired initiative came to my husband one night as he […]Read More Adoption and the Heart of God: Plan A. Not Plan B.
The last 4 months since my last post “Disappointment of a Failed Adoption”, my God has done incredible things in which I had no hand in. It was all part of His incredible sovereignty. Four months ago we got news that the sweet baby girl we were trying to adopt would actually become adopted by […]Read More Didn’t I Tell You the Story Wasn’t Over?
The heat of the summer sun brings temptation. A love for the world so thick, so strong. But, the way of escape comes in unsuspecting rains and downpours. Through song, through Word, the Spirit’s ability to keep. The heat overcomes, reveals the chains, the cords. The heat turns to autumn Where beneath my feet, The […]Read More Florida Weather
The months of growing to love this blue eyed, strawberry blonde beauty has taught me rich and eternal things about my Lord. But nothing could have prepared my heart for the disappointment of this process being considered a “failed adoption”. Three months ago we were approached by a family who reside in the community that […]Read More Disappointment of a Failed Adoption
How could I know the meaning Of what it’s like to weep? The child you gave to me, Now buried beneath me, six feet deep. How could I know the embrace, Oh Lord Of your loving arms, Reaching out to comfort me Keeping my soul from doubt, from harm. How could I know your saving […]Read More I Now Know