Nan : Mommy, Another Little Girl is to Join Our Family

When Nan and Dan Barker of Arizona were unable to have biological sons and daughters, they felt blessed to adopt four children. And they felt their family was complete. Then one day their three year old son said, “Mommy, there’s another little girl who is supposed to come to our family.” The mother said, in…

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Her Name Was Elena–from Jean and John

I met Jean at a conference I spoke at in Mesa, Arizona in October 2011.  She was eager to speak to me and share her story. This adoption experience is truly unique in that their adopted daughter’s announcing dream came years after the child was already born, which in this case was perfect timing. From…

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October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. Let’s take some time to remember the babies who were lost in miscarriage, abortion, or still birth, as well as share stories of children who announce their coming birth to their parents in dreams or other experiences. PBEs bear witness to the glorious reality that we are truly…

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Who Are We Really?

Great thanks to my friend Bryce Haymond at www.templestudy.com for permission to re-print his blog post on my site.  People are very interested in knowing who they are–where do we come from–and where do we go after death: Who Are We Really? by Bryce Haymond I came across an interesting blog post the other day,…

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We May Have Chosen Our Trials

Our research implies that we have more to say about our earthly lives than most people suspect. During surgery in 1988, 37-year-old DeLynn died. His spirit rose from his body and returned to our heavenly home. When he asked about his chronic illness, to his astonishment, he was shown that he had actually chosen the…

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