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Eden Renee: An Open Adoption Birth Story

by Kim Patton • April 20, 2020

Saturday, February 1st ,2020 My phone blinks in the dark of evening A notification on Facebook says: New Birthmother Situation I click like I have done so many times before Wondering, Is this the one?   Kevin and I have been praying about fostering and adopting since early 2018 After years of an empty womb After […]


Some Kind of Love

by Kim Patton • February 17, 2020

In just a few days, if all goes well with our adoption, Kevin and I will dive headfirst into a new season. We have been watching others play this role and now we follow in the footsteps of many who have gone before.  As our child’s eyes flicker open and we stare into them for […]


Around the World in 30 Years

by Kim Patton • July 15, 2019

My 30th birthday is coming up in a few days and I wanted to celebrate the places my feet have landed in the past thirty years. My reflections uncovered memories across three continents, multiple countries, and dozens of cities; a mixture of ordinary and eclectic, hometowns and once-in-a-lifetime excursions. One thing I have learned is […]