Tagged with Adoption

A Special Kind of Love

In the past couple of weeks I have known two families that have had placements in their homes. Just a few more months and the adoptions will be complete and 5 more children will have a forever family. Two different stories, but both with a special kind of love. Meet the Aguilera family… Isabella Aguilera is … Continue reading

My Heart

For months now, adoption has been a constant thought in my head. I am thankful for my friend, Missy, whom the Lord used to spur me in this direction. While Jason and I have casually mentioned adoption throughout dating, engagement, and marriage, lately it has become more than casual conversation. The force is in motion. … Continue reading

Update

For a myriad of reasons, it has been a while since I have posted. There’s nothing much to update, but I will share a few quick hits… Jason and I attended an adoption conference at Irving Bible Church. It only served to spur us further toward adoption and we are still headed in that direction; … Continue reading

Adoption Apprehension

Adoption is scary. The thought of adoption was fairly vague and still an abstract concept to Jason and me, but now that we are filling out paperwork, the whole thing has become so real. And scary. Even just the talking about it part wasn’t so bad. But, the putting it down on paper part. Scary … Continue reading

Why Not You?

Did you know that there are more than 6,000 kids eligible for adoption in the Texas’ foster care system? And this number increases all the time, with more and more children finding themselves without homes, without parents, and some without any family at all. I know that adoption is popular right now among celebrities–it’s as … Continue reading

Sanctity of Human Life

  This week has been declared “Sanctity of Human Life Week“, in addition to this year being the 35th anniversary of the legalization of abortion in the United States. While I did read that abortion rates are actually down this year of the anniversary, there are still over an estimated million abortions done each year. … Continue reading