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Adoption: What Can I Do to Help?
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Adoption: What Can I Do to Help?

Last summer I had the joy of talking with Katie for her Happy Playces Podcast. We started out talking busy schedules, sports, and our faith. But moved onto adoption, parenting, grief, tough love, grace, and embracing the broken pieces of our lives as God puts it together in a brand new way. Adoption is of…

When It Feels Like God Has Abandoned You (and 6 Ways to Find the Truth)
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When It Feels Like God Has Abandoned You (and 6 Ways to Find the Truth)

I remember the tears. The days when laughter began to slip away and emotions threatened to unhinge my knowledge of truth. It was a season in which I felt as though God had abandoned me. Life hadn’t worked out as I had thought it would. I was left in a puddle of emotions and God…

Spark Story Podcast: Our Adoption Story and the God Who Saves
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Spark Story Podcast: Our Adoption Story and the God Who Saves

What is your idea of freedom? Of victory? Of broken chains? Do we create our own definitions, outlining them in our own man made version of permanent ink? Or do we see what God is writing in our story and recognize that victory may look different? When I became a Mama to a little one…