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just breathe

The past few years have been a bit of a blur in the newly minted House of Thornton. I’m sure all of you can imagine the chaos of adopting a non-English-speaking almost-3 year old from Ethiopia, getting engaged a week later, and married 10 weeks after that . . . AND THEN quitting one job […]

i heart my job

Auburn Student with “Full Purpose” from Eagle Eye TV on Vimeo.

I heart my brother

  Mack, What you are doing is incredible. I love you. Sincerely, Your amazingly proud big sister

i like adoption

if this doesn’t inspire you, then you deserve coal in your stocking. New Film Premiere – I Like Adoption. from ILikeGiving.com on Vimeo. .

simply elegant

why care?

Why Care? Campaign

we need to talk about injustice

for more information go here

ephraim & caleb’s adoption story

Here’s the video Here’s the prezi

cleared for travel!!!

I just got the email that I’m cleared for travel to go get Ephraim!!! I’m too excited to write anything more right now, but I’ll try to update as the trip unfolds.  Oh man, did my life just get SO MUCH SWEETER!!

let me tell you what God did

I’m still processing this whole thing. The miracle-wonder that happened to our precious little family last week. I know I’ve posted this a few times already, but a few months ago God gave me Romans 4 as a vision of what He was going to do for my family: 13-15That famous promise God gave Abraham—that […]