Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Help!! Please :)

I am feeling very overwhelmed this week. On top of working eleven hours a day, we are trying to put together an adoption fundraiser, make changes to our profile, take out another adoption loan from our bank, and this weekend is my family reunion so I am going to be baking/decorating a lot of cupcakes.

We also have an appointment this week to look at a house. As if I didn't have enough stress, Adam thinks we should put an offer in on a new house. He's been obsessed with this house for months and the price just went down. I agreed to go look at it. I honestly have no intention of moving from this house for a long time.

Tillie from A Nuttier Life is helping us change our profile and is doing an amazing job. I am very excited about the changes. I don't know what I would do without her help.

I am now looking for some help from all of you. Please :)

We are looking for a quote to go on our cover under our names. I am thinking maybe something about family?

If you know of any good quotes (or maybe even a short poem) that would make sense for the cover of an adoption profile, please leave them in the comment section.

THANK YOU!!

15 comments:

  1. These have been some of my favorites.. Good Luck!

    The family is one of nature's masterpieces. -George Santayana

    A happy family is but an earlier heaven.- John Bowring

    In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.
    - Eva Burrows

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  2. It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.

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  3. “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart” Helen Keller

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  4. "Family is the most important thing in the world." -- Diana, Princess of Wales

    "The love of a family is life's greatest blessing." -- Unknown

    "Other things may change us, but we start and end with family." -- Anthony Brandt

    "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." -- Unknown

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  5. I've always loved this, but I don't know who said it "We are all angels with one wing, therefore, we must embrace each other in order to fly."

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  6. I will think on this and let you know!

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  7. It's already been written on your comments but I just want to second my favorite quote. I have it on the back of note cards that I send out as thank you's and such. "The love of a Family is life's greatest blessing."

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  8. wow, I can't add another one, these are all wonderful.
    Good luck with picking one and with the changes. GOOD THINGS ARE COMING

    thinking of you :)

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  9. "Before I held you in my arms, I held you in my heart. That is where you began and where you will always be."

    : )

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  10. "Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation."

    C. Everet Koop, M.D.

    I'll try to find more!

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  11. "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." ~Desmond Tutu

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  12. These are all so sweet. I hope that you find something that feels just right. Have you thought about something that touches on the perspective of the birth family as well? I wish I had something to suggest...

    (break for a quick google search - these are a few quotes jumped out to me, not exactly about family, but more about love.)

    I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts,
    there can be no more hurt, only more love. ~ Mother Teresa

    There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.~ Hodding Carter

    Other things may change us, but we start and end with family. ~
    Anthony Brandt

    Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing. ~ Jim Rohn

    Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get–only with what you are expecting to give–which is everything. ~Katherine Hepburn

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  13. Those are some good quotes! Praying for you! :)

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  14. Thank you for all the great quotes!! I really appreciate the help!

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  15. Here is one more. I have it in a frame in my house.

    Family...a journey to forever.

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