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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Twenty

“The ultimate experiment in nature versus nurture is the one who is engaged with in a constant battle between what he was an what he wanted to be.” ― Larissa Ione In Part Nineteen, I shared my musings on labor … Continue reading

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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Nineteen

In Part Eighteen I revealed a few of my most vicious demons. In Part Nineteen I will begin to share a few things I have learned while confronting them. I will endeavor to share them with you in a way … Continue reading

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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Eighteen

Trying to “fit in” might provide an illusion of escaping isolation from others but it will indubitably isolate us from ourselves. ― Matthew E. Gorman My Journey from Adoption to Identity is approaching a milestone. I began this journey with … Continue reading

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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Seventeen

Through all the tumult and the strife, I hear that music ringing. It finds an echo in my soul. How can I keep from singing? “How Can I Keep from Singing” Songwriters: Camilla Kerslake; Michael Damien Hedges; Robert Lowry; Sally … Continue reading

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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Sixteen

“All that is true and real is always simple and natural, and life-supporting.” ― Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Upon returning from Rwanda (Part Fifteen) I found myself forever changed, except, that is, in my employment situation. I remained void of any … Continue reading

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One’s Origins: A Journey from Adoption to Identity – Part Fifteen

“The path to light and redemption often appears barren and desolate. It is when we struggle most to see the light, we need the help of complete darkness.” ― Matthew E. Gorman In Part Fourteen, I was beginning to draw … Continue reading

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A Son’s Early Christmas Gift

Less than three weeks to go before Christmas and I have been given one of the greatest Christmas gifts any adult child of living parents could ever hope for. My dad suffered a mild heart attack. Yes, you read that … Continue reading

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