We Are All Disabled

Zeke, in a common understanding, is what we call severely disabled. He requires constant care and I had this thought that in having a...

Foggy Mommy

It was time for Z to go for another x-ray. It was 5:30 a.m., it had been a rough night, and my head was pounding once again from...

Jonah

Jonah's Perspective “I am so thankful for what God gave our family. The first time I saw Zeke was in church he was so still and every...

8 Years Ago Today

On a bitterly cold and rainy afternoon eight years ago today, we buried our daughter. She was 14 years old. Her name was Sarah. Her life...

Zeke's Medical Snapshot

If I were to add up all the medical issues of my first 8 children and those of all my extended relatives, the list might come close in...

Bringing Joshua Home

Photography Credit: Chris Walcek It’s 4:21 in the morning and I’m rocking a 4 pound premature, baby in my arms. He came to us after being...

Coming Home

Today is our dog’s coming home day. She has been with us one year. Her adoption felt a lot like it did when we adopted each of our three...

Mary & Ben

Our story of adoption began long before “adoption day”. We were married in 1980 and were blessed with two biological daughters within...

The Only Way Was To Give It Away

A few months before we had any idea we were going to begin our adoption journey, I was at the kitchen sink and became overwhelmed with...