podcast show notes | episode 007 | everything happens for a reason
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Sometimes life can come at you unexpectedly. Other times, we wonder why we are lead in a certain direction. We invited Wendy Howe (BH Customer Service) to share a personal experience about how her family came to be … through adoption. But this episode isn’t “about” adoption, necessarily. The goal is to help illustrate how experiences in our life that we just “don’t get” … that just don’t seem to make sense … very much are stepping stones to incredible things that are supposed to happen in our life.
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Wendy wanted to talk to us about how her family became a family. It all started when she met the love of her life, Loren Howe.
Above: You are very, very welcome for this. That’s all we have to say.
Above: Brooklyn and Porter after the adoption was finalized. Below: A recent picture of Brooklyn and Porter.
“Sometimes God’s plan for our life is so much bigger and greater than we could plan for ourselves.”
Think about your own story. Think about what you’ve gone through in the past that has led you to somewhere (or someone) that may have otherwise never been a part of your life.
Recognize that the things you are going through right now, as difficult as they may be, unfold for a reason.
Above: Wendy and Loren today
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- Nov. 9-10 is the Pinners Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. We’ll have a booth there for selling merchandise and visiting with anyone who comes by, and I’ll also be teaching a couple classes.
- Nov. 27 from 2-7 pm is our BH Favorite Things Fall Boutique at our headquarters in Peoria, AZ.