A Seat at the Table

A seat at the table is far more than an invitation into our adoption journey; it is also an expression of how and why we feel called to adoption. In James 1:27 God says, "Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and … Continue reading A Seat at the Table

A Long and Costly Road

The cost of adoption pales in comparison to the worth of my son. Half a world away my son is waiting for me. Sadly, this is not the first time he has waited; we were not his first choice. My son waited for those he loved to show up for far too long. I would … Continue reading A Long and Costly Road

After a fairly whirlwind summer, we finally find ourselves in Kagarlyk, knee-deep in our Ukrainian adventure. Having occupied ourselves overmuch in Montana, with new apartment flooring and Dickinson's own Ukrainian festival worked into the mix, we have had roughly nine straight weeks of only mildly productive busy-ness, wherein this particular blog was left woefully untended. … Continue reading