Awaiting A Child

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A Promise

I Promise..... To hold you, feed you, change you and bathe you as you enter your new life. I Promise..... To comfort you, love you, talk to you and cherish your being in my life. I Promis... [more]

A Red Thread to China

A red thread to China was cast today From us to a child so far away. This thread symbolizes an attachment of hearts That distance alone can’t keep us apart. Her mother and I are caug... [more]

Aching Hearts

Your heart is aching for someone to hold you. My heart is aching for someone to hold. My empty arms are here to embrace you, Soon we'll be together, Mother and child. I hear your cries when... [more]

Child of My Heart

Oh my child, child of my heart. There is so much to tell you, where shall I start? I know you're out there, maybe even now. I know that God will lead you to me, someway somehow. I may neve... [more]

China Journey

What was given to them they passed on to me A gift of warmth, caring, and love Together made a family. I thought I'd go on through this life, just one Then something started to grow A sen... [more]


I dream of you all day Think of you while I sleep Thoughts of you are always with me... Dreaming of the day that we meet. I wonder about the little things, What color are your eyes? What m... [more]

Forever a Child

As I stand here looking around I wonder what the future will bring, some will stay, some will go... I will find you, please don't cry... Only time will tell of our meeting one another and e... [more]

Hoping, Praying, and Waiting

I know you're out there somewhere so very far away So I will keep you in my heart until that special day When we can be together your daddy, you and me I just can't wait until that day when ... [more]

Somewhere Child

There’s a life somewhere Waiting for me There’s a spirit over there Somewhere waiting for me Learn music with me Learn words with me Share thoughts with me Find the world with m... [more]

The Adoption Referral

Deng Xiaopeng dies by millimeters in Beijing. Hurricane Edowardo pumps its failing strength past Nantucket, and rain sweeps Southern China. All summer we have waited-weather and politics Pa... [more]

To Have and to Hold

There is a void in my heart that aches with want to comfort and wipe away the tears of a child, to read bedtime stories until they drift off to sleep, to have them sneak into my bed in the n... [more]


I haven't met you yet or seen your face, but in my heart you hold a place. My hopes grow with each passing day, even though you're miles away. I know you're there waiting for me, as I am her... [more]

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