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Putting the Pieces Together

Adoption is not a one blog topic, as my readers have learned, and since it often begins with an infertility story, it takes a while to do even minimal justice to it.   This particular  entry is yet another piece … Continue reading

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Helplessly Hoping Her Happiness Hovers Nearby, Awaiting a Word

Losing Hope for A Time I think that saddest thing about grief is losing hope.  For example, when we have some physical problem, say a root canal, or a broken bone, we don’t go into that time of suffering thinking … Continue reading

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Miriam Place

We live in a neighborhood with a misnamed street.  You see, our neighborhood is Sherwood Forest, and the other streets are Castle Drive, Jester Court, Friar Road, etc.  You get the idea.  Our street however is called Miriam Place.  That’s … Continue reading

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Lost Treasure II

Our on-again, off-again contract with the birth mother had taken a toll on us, (and I am sure on her as well), however a date was finally set for the third and final time. Summer was now almost over and … Continue reading

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Lost Treasure I

As I mentioned last time, I have never written about Joshua, the beautiful little boy who we thought was ours, but sadly lost. Legally he was not ours, as you will see, but emotionally we were all in.  Now that … Continue reading

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Did E’er Such Love and Sorrow Meet?

Ok… let’s adopt. Those three simple words contain a revolution of emotion, a virtual tsunami of feelings from every single participant. Adoption is an enormous, profound, and life changing decision. It is both risk and safety, relief and concern, fulfillment … Continue reading

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