Seeing His Hand

There are moments in life when you know that God is working. Moments when you can see the reason “why” behind something. We always know He is there and sustaining us…making this world go around and giving us the breath to wake up and start a new day. Sometimes though, we are in the dry place of not seeing the God who cares for us ever so deeply and we doubt His presence. Over the last week or so I have been blessed to see God providentially allowing things to happen. It has been a balm to my soul. There was the time last week. It was a early evening and I was taking down the laundry that I hadn’t had time to bring in all afternoon. My three children were 30 or so feet from me in the woods, playing. This is not uncommon. They spend plenty of...

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Um, exactly how do we do this? Establishing a relationship with a birth mother.

To continue on with the story…the birth mother we are working with moved very close to us within a week or two of us being “matched”. Like within ten minutes of us! We had a great opportunity to set up the house that she would be living in. We tried to make it homey by adding pictures to the wall and flower arrangements. It was an exhausting two days of work. Thankfully, several friends helped out by cleaning and helping us with donations of furniture and furnishings. It all came together just in time by God’s grace! Within a few days of moving near us we met her one late morning and took her and her two small children out to lunch. Can I saw awkward? The Lord has truly given us a situation that is beyond my comfort zone. In my perfect mess...

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