China adoption homecoming – Vera is home.

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After 2 weeks in China and 5 years of waiting for our girl, we finally got to bring her home. So grateful for our friend Danielle for taking our China adoption homecoming photos. These are the people who prayed with us, cried with us and encouraged us. These are the … Read More

That one time we went to China.

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It’s been six months since the day we met Vera. Sometimes, I look at her and wonder to myself or say out loud to Jesse, “Did we really, actually go to China?!” It seems like another lifetime ago. It seems we wouldn’t have really had to the way she fits … Read More

The day we met Vera // China adoption.

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We had just checked into our hotel room in Jinan, the capital of Shandong, the province where Vera was found. At 2:02pm our guide sent me a message on WeChat, “The good news is that the children can come to the hotel at about four o’clock, so you can see … Read More

And so, we wait.

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“Any news?” “Have you heard anything?” I don’t mind the questions at all. I feel a sense of community that our people are waiting with us. Besides, it gives me a chance to tell each inquirer how incredible our God is. We are more than 7 months in now, since … Read More

A dream come true.

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We were living in La Jolla at the time. Jesse and I were bike riding fiends. Beach cruising is one of our all-time favorite things to do. Pedaling and pedaling till your quads tingle and your shoulders are tan. The ocean air on your skin and in your lungs. The … Read More

A couple of things about China.

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For years and years and a bunch more years after that, my mom has been talking about China. She went on a couple missions trips to China, two separate trips, a few years apart. They changed her life, as those things have the tendency to do. I mean, after I … Read More

The end of an era.

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It’s the end of an era. A bittersweet, I may have cried just a little, end of an era. The only time I can think of that is sort of similar is when Jesse quit his job at the hospital and we both became full-time entrepreneurs. We had been talking … Read More

Her first shirt from Target.

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We will have a lot of trips to Target. Duh. But this was her first (sort of). July 13, 2016. It was about a month after we heard the news about Nicaragua no longer being an option for our adoption (9 months in to paperwork and appointments) and just a … Read More