This is my story and I am grateful for the opportunity to link arms with you and other adoptees on this journey.
We are ADOPTEES IN ARMS and you are welcome here!
As we conclude the month of February, National Heart Health Month, I desire to encourage you with a message straight from my heart. If you have been hurt or wounded on this journey, don’t expect your healing to come at the hands of those who wounded you. I want to invite you to lay your […]
Have you ever questioned your life’s purpose? Have you ever wondered how God could use your story to bring hope and healing to others? The guest on this episode shares how God has used her life to bring encouragement and inspiration to others
Born in San Diego, Denise Defoe has lived in Maryland for most of her life. She is a licensed social worker who is currently working as a psychotherapist. Denise obtained her Bachelors of Social Work degree from Oakwood University in 2003. After college, Denise matriculated at the University of Alabama under the prestigious, full ride, Daniel Scholarship and earned her Masters […]
Today we have Sana Cotten as our guest on the special series, “This is My Adoption Story.” Sana Latrease Cotten is the Founder of Unashamed, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that fosters emotional health in disadvantaged families that have experienced incarceration, foster care, and teen pregnancy. Through various initiatives, Unashamed, Inc. is equipping families with the tools they need […]
Today we have Amanda McKinstry on the show! Amanda, a transracial adult adoptee is here to talk about how using her voice led her to find her purpose. As an adult Transracial adoptee, she indicates that sharing my story made a huge impact on her healing. She has used her voice to inspire other adoptees […]
Welcome to the first episode of My Adoption Story with my special guest, Patrice Martin. Patrice, an adult adoptee, was featured on TLC’s Long Lost Family and joins us today to share an amazing testimony of God’s grace and forgiveness. Here’s what we talk about: Everyone is given a mother at birth, but some children […]
Did you know adoptees are four times more likely to commit suicide than non-adoptees? Neither did I until October 30, 2020 when I learned about Adoption Remembrance Day. Join me as I introduce this special series where I speak with four other adult adoptees and hear how they were able to find purpose in the […]
Today podcast host, Iris Bryant shares the impact of monumental moments. She challenges us to reflect on those landmark moments that reveal, this is the place where healing occurred. She shares the raw truth about her struggle with rejection and how God healed her and brought her to a place of personal reflection and growth. […]