Todd and Meredith

Todd and Meredith
A blog about the love and joy that came to us through adoption!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Forever changed by adoption

Payton ready to go to church today!
The other day Todd and I got to go on a date to Boston. It was so nice! We had a wonderful meal and went to see The Christmas Story the play. Payton stayed with our dear friends and had a fun time with them! When we were at our lunch Todd and I were talking about our life and what we want in the future and we decided to recommit to a few things...Keeping our focus on Serving God and Loving Others and Always working together as a family. 

Yesterday was National Adoption Day and we are so blessed to have Payton in our life because her birthmother felt such love for her that she knew she deserved a family that wanted to focus on her. To give Payton the best we have and to show her how to love others.

Today at church we were getting ready for the service and Payton was upfront playing the piano with our talented musician Sara Pattie and two wonderful saints of the church were standing there clapping and the joy on Payton's face was priceless.

Payton and I! I am blessed with my silly baby girl!
We are home now and Todd and Payton are snuggling and watching a Disney movie and just enjoying being together and all I can think is how blessed we are!!

We are blessed! We have a God that loves us, who commands us to continue gathering with other Christians to have a community to help raise our beautiful daughter! We have a God who loves us no matter what and wants the best for us!

We are blessed with friends and family! We are blessed with food, a home, transportation, education and we are blessed because God picked us to have Payton be our daughter!

We are forever changed by adoption and I feel blessed every time I look at Payton. Every time I see her smile or sooth her tears. I feel blessed every day I get to teach Payton to love God and to pray to Him because she was loved BEFORE she was born or a part of our family! We are blessed by adoption and I am so thankful for my family!!!


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