Lauren Haun joins me for Episode 54. She is just a gal like me and you except the fact that in my book she appears to be more like super woman bounding from building to building because she has 6 kids—3 biological and 3 from China. We talk about why she chose adoption after having 3 kids, how to cultivate relationships between kids and how she learned to trust God.
I hope you enjoyed my conversation with Lauren. Her story truly is amazing and crazy and wild. Whether you have walked through adoption or not, I feel like her journey of learning to let go and trust is very applicable to all of us—no matter what stage of life you are in. Maybe you are waiting on a job. Maybe you are waiting on a husband. Maybe you are waiting for a child. Maybe you are waiting for God to provide financially. She said, “@@Its not what I can do. It's watching God work@@.” I am there. Sitting and waiting. Waiting to see what God does and how will He work. God is working in the waiting. He hasn’t forgotten us. And hopefully, we are allowing the pain of waiting to strengthen our muscles so that when the time is right, we will be ready. And just like Lauren said, you my friend, are loved and spoken for.
- Time with God.
- Time with her husband.
- Her phone - Facebook Messenger app and iCal
- Baby wipes
- Coffee (pour over or french press) Lion Coffee
- Worship Music
- Converse shoes
- And a good glass of wine
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Takeaways From Our Conversation:
- When faced with unclear steps or when God seems silent, @@God is working in the waiting@@. It was in the waiting that God was preparing her to trust and know without a doubt that this was what they needed to do.
- God is your provider. Say yes and follow.
- I was truly challenged with their diligence to pray about what the Lord wanted them to do and their resolve to wait.
The reigning theme through her life and adoption is that @@we are loved and spoken for because of what Jesus did on the cross@@.
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