One Family with a Heart for Adoption

I am a mom who loves Jesus, my precious husband, and my nine beautiful children. These are the things that bring me the most joy.

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9 Children

2 Parents

1 GOD

Episode 14: Blogcast Many in my Tribe, But Just One Chief

So thankful to Jennifer Cameron for reading another one of her awesome posts first posted on No Hand But Ours. Today she is sharing her post Many in my Tribe, But Just One Chief… In his sermon a few weeks ago, my pastor preached from 1 Peter 4. He spoke in part...

Episode 13: Stephanie Moschel

Today I am welcoming Stephanie Moschel to the podcast. Would you believe we met online when she listened to Southern Joy Podcast and we began messaging on IG? I believe friends made online can be a lifesaver at times especially when both people are living similar...

9 Months Forever Family Day

Today Calla has been in our arms and forever chosen for 9 months. She has come SO far, it is hard to imagine just how much. So many changes. Emotionally she has gone from: Terrified of everything (especially our dog) to sprawling out on top of her. Crying long hours...

Episode 11: Jennifer Cameron

Today I am chatting with Jennifer Cameron, a single adoptive mom of 2 little girls from China. Jennifer lives in the Buckeye state of Ohio. She is executive director of Into The Field which exists to serve the servants around the corner and around the world. This...

Episode 10: Reluctant Spouses

I was asked to write a blog post for No Hands But Ours about Reluctant Spouses with Calla’s God story intwined. I wanted to record for the podcast this week and sure hope it speaks to someone in the wait for their adoption journey. Reluctant Spouses: Waiting on...

Episode 9: Jen Johanson

Today I am talking with Jen Johanson from the sunny state of California. We became friends through our blogs. Our friendship bloomed first through comments then emails and on to phone calls. Sometimes you just need to hear someone’s voice especially when discussing...

Episode 8: Annie Hamlin Blogcast

Today I am sharing a very moving blog post, It’s Not Fair written by my friend Annie Hamlin at Cornbread and Chopsticks. We became friends over 4 years ago when our daughters were orphanage sisters in a cerebral palsy hospital in China. There is nothing sweeter than...

Episode 7: Kim Bolton

Today I am chatting with my friend Kim Bolton, a Korean adoptee and adoptive mom to her son from Korea. We met at church when she was leading a small group for Evie and Holly. I was immediately drawn to her because she was Asian and reminded me of how Ella might look...

Episode 6 Sharon Ankerich: It’s Your Mission {Not Their’s}

I hope you were able to listen to Alison Storm’s adoption story on Episode 5 last weekend. Her family is adopting from Burundi and on announcement of their adoption journey, Alison was met with some difficult comments and opinions. She mentioned a blog post I wrote...

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