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Obie Martin
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#charlottesville
Nope...I don't understand...I'll never understand. I WILL hope & pray for the softening of hearts & the changing of minds & the end to this... đź’— In peace & love - Becky
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The Magnitude & the Depth of Being "Mommy"
Because I'll be forever grateful to the two brave birthmoms who have allowed us to raise their sons. Forever in our hearts. Forever in our prayers. - Becky
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Not "Pro-life" enough?
*Note: This is NOT a political post, not about the election. Ugh...I find comments, memes (like the one at right), & articles like,  "White, Conservative, Christian Friends — I Wish You Really Were Pro-Life"  annoying... Why??? Especially the one on the rig...
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The "YES!" that lead to #6
This is the story of how one leap of faith...One giant "YES" lead to our 6th child... After the heartbreak of a failed adoption , I remember telling Obie, "I wish T had never picked us." I was hurt and just wished it had never happened. But this time was di...
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On Failed Adoptions...
My husband & I joined a club this week that we never wanted to be in... Failed Adoptions... Let me back up a second.  So, Obie & I are adopting again...well, trying to adopt again. In Oct '15 we signed with Christian Adoption Consultants (I highly recommend...
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The Story of One Brave Family
I read this and had to share.  In  I am alive today because my Chinese mother broke the law & gave birth to me , Lisa Smiley shares the heartbreaking and heartwarming story of what her family had to do to protect her and her siblings from China's oppressive...
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Thank You and More
It's been quiet on here for a few months…sorry…that happens…a lot… ;) But I had to say, THANK YOU to everyone after my  last post . I've been overwhelmed and humbled by how positive, understanding, supportive everyone has been! I'm seriously shocked at the ...
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#ShoutYourAbortion
#ShoutYourAbortion So the media wants to de-stigmatize abortion by women sharing their stories , eh? Okay, here's mine…  When I was 18, a senior in high school, I became pregnant.  This was a bit dramatic because I had been pretty "straight-edge" in high sc...
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Parenting bio vs adopted kiddos
I read this from Hope at Home , a Facebook group for foster and adoptive families and it stated it so well… "I've tried to describe the difference between parenting our adopted children and our birth children over the years. My friends who have not adopted ...
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A door closes...
On July 31, 2015, our agency sent out THE email... The CLOSURE of their Ethiopian program... Even though we knew this was coming it's still sad. We've waited 4 years. And it's not closing because there's no longer a need.  There are still so many orphans......
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