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Leaving Blissful

Until very recently, I lived in a place called Blissful. Just as the name would imply, it was a terrific place to grow up. So nice in fact, that you…

Is the Orphan My Neighbor?

Editor’s Note: We are so thankful to share with you the following guest post by Russell Moore, a husband, father, pastor, and author of the book Adopted for Life. He also serves…

When God Moves a Church

Camille Wheelock, a wife, mother, and speech pathologist, has seen God move first-hand in her church. Burdened with a desire to serve orphans in other ways besides adoption, Camille’s church…

Bonding Over a Bucket

“Ok, Lord, this is NOT helping with our bonding!”  I was screaming the words to God in my heart as I tried to murmur reassuring words to my retching son,…

Joy Born from Loss

I’ve been nesting lately.  Toys sorted, clothing passed on, bedrooms repainted and furniture rearranged.  Our fifth child is arriving this week!  We have been experiencing the emotions all expectant parents…

Learning to Trust Again

“Mom, I’m just so scared God won’t answer my prayer since He didn’t answer my prayers for Grandma,” my daughter sobbed.  I was shocked out of my reassuring answer. She…

Choosing the Foster Care Journey

(Editor’s Note: In November, during National Adoption Awareness Month, MomLife Today enjoys having Adoptive and Foster moms share their hearts with you.  Meet Jami Kaeb, we ask that you lift up…

A Continued Calling

I woke up Sunday morning, groggy and grumpy. “Sweet Pea,”’ our 21-month-old foster baby, has sleep issues and finally gave up the fight at 5:00 a.m. As I lay in bed at…

Someone Else’s Child

My sweet son, While watching you play with a group of children, another mother commented that she “could never love someone else’s child.” Her eyes can only see a child…

Lessons Learned through Adoption

There are so many things I learned through my adoption journey that it seems almost too much to remember; yet, I want to remember it all. My journey started with…

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