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The Oceans in My Life

God named the dry ground “Land,” and he named the water “Ocean.” God looked at what he had done and saw that it was good. (Genesis 1:10) There are two oceans in my life.  The first one is the rough … Continue reading

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The Measure of Time

Time stretches and shrinks around the pivotal moments of our life. When Sophie was a baby, time was measured every three hours, which was how often she was fed.  After she died, time flowed unmeasured and lost its meaning. Later, … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Life

“You have two beautiful babies,” Jean-Marc said when I woke up from the anestaesia.  I wanted to ask how they were doing, how big they were, if our little boy was all right, but my throat was so sore that … Continue reading

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The First Step in Our Journey to Adoption

I clearly remember the moment when I knew I wanted to adopt a child. It was on Memorial Day of 2007. Jean-Marc, on the other hand, always wanted to adopt. The first time he mentioned it to me was in … Continue reading

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