This spring I auditioned and participated in Listen to Your Mother. It was one of the coolest things I have done for myself. In front of the live audience, I read a short version of Jackson’s birth and adoption story and let myself become emotional. (I don’t always let myself do that.) Can I share… [Read More]
Get a tissue, y’all! This is the reason why Matching Mondays happen. Powerful stuff.
Have a heart for international adoption? On Monday, April 8th STUCK, the award-winning international adoption documentary film, will be coming for one night only to Salt Lake’s Tower Theater (876 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT). It’s a film that celebrates family with aims to bring more light and hope to international adoption. Below… [Read More]
The Gift. This video is a message of love from a birth mother to the daughter she placed for adoption. I didn’t want to like it. But then at 3:30 …it tugged at my heart in a major way. Enjoy.
Mr. R and I have developed a heart for international adoption over the last few years This is especially powerful. I like adoption too.
By now I hope you are totally in love with What’s Mine Is Yours. You know I am. Let’s watch it just one more time together, shall we? Katherine Nelson’s entire Born Brave album is beautiful and empowering and totally toe-tapping. Thanks to her generous label, I am giving away THREE Born Brave Care Packages…. [Read More]
I love everything about this. Everything. Enjoy and share …because DANG. This is powerful. BraveLove has me inspired. They have an Open Letters section that features letters from all sides of the adoption triad and they are looking for more. Submit yours today!
“Agape is a Greek word for a particular type of love. Agape love is love that is based upon principle and is, by far, the noblest type of love. Agape love is unselfish and is more than just an emotional response.” –Briana Marie I didn’t have anything to do with this project other than to… [Read More]
This weekend I have been thinking about the first time I held Tyson and Gavin. When we arrived at the hospital on the day Tyson was born, Mr. R rushed to Tyson’s birth mom’s side. She had had some complications and he wanted to make sure she was okay. He ran (literally) to her room…. [Read More]