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    Sketch Recipe For Thanksgiving

    The savory and the sweet have been bought in preparation for the big day. We will talk to family, see loved ones, and give Thanks for what God has granted us all. How have you prepared for the big day? I guess I’m asking, what is your recipe for Thanksgiving? I don’t mean Aunt Martha’s secret for pumpkin pie, how do you celebrate? Beyond the food, how do you share with your children how to be Thankful? As the parent of a toddler we want to teach Nicholas gratitude. Thankfulness towards God, kindness and appreciate to others, and an attitude of thank you. Having a grateful attitude helps produce a…

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    Turkey P.H.A.T. (Place Her At Toledo)

    November combines two things that are dear to my heart, Thanksgiving and Adoption. This is not only the month we celebrate our own Adoption Day, but it’s National Adoption Awareness Month. I’m so thankful, both for our Thanksgiving heritage, but for God’s precious gift to us, our son. We are so Thankful that God used the vehicle of Adoption, to make us a family. The following is a story celebrating both Adoption and Thanksgiving, as our Thanksgiving gift to you. Turkey P.H.A.T., no it’s not a group from the nineties. It turns out, I was the turkey, and P.H.A.T. stood for place her at Toledo. The person responsible for my…

  • Thank You

    Thank You From The Depths Of Our Soul

    Ashley and I wanted to thank everyone who has been a part of, both our journey to Nicholas, and now with him. Family, whether related by blood or heart, have impacted our lives so tremendously.  Because of adoption regulations, with my public account, I don’t post public pictures of him, but we are so incredibly proud of our little boy.  We are also humbled, both by a God that made the impossible possible for us, and those He has anointed to make it so. I say anointed instead of used, because each was a willing, and happy participant in making this happen for us.  We will be forever grateful, and…