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His Ways, Not My Ways

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If I had gotten to choose, I would've been pregnant 2.5 years ago. My Ways

God had different plans.

Instead He made me wait and wait and wait....

while He stirred our hearts and showed us the depraved indifference that had taken root.

And we said YES with open arms...

  • to an orphan
  • to our lives being turned upside down and rearranged
  • to yearning to hug someone we've never even met

We rejoiced and you joined us in celebrating!

Now, for some reason...God has said enough waiting and opened my womb to grow and nurture a baby again. His ways.

And we rejoice again!

just to be sure

Now we find ourselves adopting AND pregnant! (Maybe that should be a new reality show title? No? Call me TLC! I'll let you fund our adoption 🙂 ) In all seriousness, we are ecstatic!

After the initial shock wore off, we realized that not much had changed for us. We are still adopting. God called us to adopt one of His children. We know that with every fiber of our being. We still say YES...with open arms! Thankfully, the adoption agency will let us continue with paperwork and let us pause when necessary.

And it's kind of fitting don't you think? That while a child grows within, a child grows in my heart. Double the love!

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Friday 4th of February 2011

I'm seeing this kind of late, but THRILLED to read your news of these wonderful double blessings! Praising the Lord with you today! P.S. I'm sorry to hear about the HG. We lived through that with our oldest living son too. I didn't have the pump (in fact, my doctor refused to treat me at all, even though I was throwing up 20-30 times a day and bruising my face as a result), but I did more recently spend 5 months with a PICC line in my arm, so I can relate to all the medical care stuff a bit too. {hug}


Friday 4th of February 2011

Thank you Jenni! We are thrilled!