Tulah's Story: The Very Beginning

I don’t know why it happened. I don’t know why one day in late March I got the most longing, heartsick feeling in my stomach. Before this day, I had total satisfaction with the completeness of my family. We had one beautiful, smart and talented daughter, and one totally handsome, mischievous, awesome little boy. THE PERFECT FAMILY. Life was EASY. Life was COMFORTABLE. Life was GOOD. So, why all the sudden did I have a dire longing to add to our family through adoption? Why couldn’t I just be satisfied with what I had? These are all questions that ran through my head for the days and weeks to come. Surely, if I try my best to ignore it, it will go away. Right? Surely, if I focus all my energy on work, and school, and my perfectly lovely family, it will go away. Right? Surely, this is just a phase, it will go away. Right? I could not have been any more WRONG. Isn’t it funny that we, as imperfect as we know we are, always think we know the best plan for our life? What makes us think for one silly little second that we can control our world? More and more everyday God reminds me that I am not the one in control.

And I am SO glad!!!!

" For I know the plans I have for you", declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future".

Jeremiah 29:11

Oh our sweet Tulah, we are absolutely over the moon in love with you already! We cannot wait for you to join our family, and we thank God everyday that you will be a part of our future.... FOREVER.


  1. Yay yay yay!!! SO excited for you and can't wait to know more about your sweet girl! Blessings!!!

  2. I completely understand. How can you not listen to God's grasp on your heart & his whisper in your ear? I can't wait to share our story with you...Praying for you all!