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MY JOURNEY…

MY JOURNEY…

In the Valley… When my husband and I married, we assumed that someday we would have children of our own and that I would go through the process of conception, development, and birth. But after 12 years with no children, we began to think differently. We found an...
Climbing to the Mountain Top…

Climbing to the Mountain Top…

If you read my “In the Valley” blog, you read that we dealt with infertility for many years and that we began to look at other means to build our family. We knew of Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and called them to get information about...
3 More Adoptions & Adjustments…

3 More Adoptions & Adjustments…

A family with five children joined our church. We learned that 3 of these children were step-siblings and were in foster care with this family. As we got to know the parents, they shared that these 3 children had been removed from their home because of neglect, the...
My Life Today…

My Life Today…

After high school, I attended and graduated from Grand Rapids Community College with an Associate of Arts degree. Following graduation, I hoped to attend Western Michigan University for a teaching degree. My plans changed when I met my future husband and I ended up...