Category Archives: Marriage with Children

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage…

Brad & Kate say…

Over the past 6 years at One Flesh Marriage we’ve posted over 500 different marriage encouraging posts. Today, we want to share something a bit different. We want to let you know something that God has been doing in our family.

When we were married 16 years ago we knew we wanted a family. We were blessed 13 years ago when our first son was born. It was 3 years, and a lot of marriage growing later that our second baby, a girl this time, was born. Then a few months after her birth we felt called to start an adoption process which would turn into our longest “pregnancy” yet. 12 months later, our wonderful Ethiopian son was finally in our arms. That was 8 years ago.

A Lifetime of Prayers

When our daughter was five years old, she started praying for a sister. Whenever she would ask us about getting a sister, our quick answer to her was, “You can talk to God about that”. Periodically we would pray about the possibility, but never felt God telling us to move forward. Lily is now turning 10 and she’s been praying all this time. Several weeks ago, she asked us, “Has God talked to you about my sister yet?” With this declaration we decided that it was time to seriously pray about God’s will for this girl who Lily was convinced would be coming soon.Jamaican hands

No Baby Carriage Coming to THIS House!

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Marriage and Adoption

Kate says . . . We have shared bits and pieces of our adoption story here at OFM. For those of you who don’t know, we have an adopted son from Ethiopia. He has been an incredible light and blessing in our lives. Through our adoption as with all of our parenting, there have been… Continue Reading

The Original Two

Kate says . . . As we are coming closer to Christmas, my busy season of photography will be coming to a close. So you know what that means, my kitchen floor hasn’t been mopped in, well I can’t remember the last time and the rest of our house needs a good scrubbing as well. In my… Continue Reading

Forever Family

Kate says . . . Today we want to share a little different side of our story! The story of a journey. A journey to find our son! 1 year of waiting and 16-hours 1/2 way around the world on a plane . . . we were finally here at the start of our forever… Continue Reading