Today’s birth story comes for Kara. I met Kara few years ago. We were standing in line for lunch at the restaurant on the bottom floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial building and somehow I mentioned the book project I was working on. She shared her story with me and I asked her if she […]
I am pleased to introduce author Shari Guess, whose children’s book “Once Upon a Baby: A Tale of Adoption” has been published. I’m so excited to share a little about my adoption journey with The Gift of Giving Life! We’ve all heard the phrase “It’s about Love” spoken regarding the spiritual principles of adoption and
It was difficult, as we were finalizing our book’s contents, to choose which of the many wonderful spiritual stories we had received would be included. We consoled ourselves, however, as we made those difficult decisions, with the assurance that we would post the extra stories here on our website. The following is one of those tender stories.
Giving the gift of life is sometimes a partnership between two mother hearts—a birth mother yearning for a loving home for the child in her womb and another mother eagerly awaiting the child she has “grown” within her heart. I hope you enjoy Judith’s story of the adoption of her second son as much as I did. —Lani
I loved being able to interview Edward who searched for his adoptive mother when he was 68 years old. The information that he found led him on a journey that was eye opening and led to a greater appreciation for mothers and birth. The Gift Best Given is his memoir that he wrote after years
So I am always looking for a good book to read and stumbled upon The Story of the Trapp Family Singers: The Story Which Inspired the Sound of Music on my mother-in-law’s bookshelf. I was hoping to find something that was not only entertaining but inspiring as well. It didn’t disappoint. I have always loved
I am thrilled to share this guest post by author Joanna Oblander. Joanna has written the book “A Glimpse of Heaven”, which is a memoir about her near death experience with God, her vision of the pre-mortal world, her struggle with depression, and an amazing journey to find her adoptive son. I reviewed Joanna’s book