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by design episode #20: Joanna Ivey – Adoption Story (part 2)

This week we get to hear Part 2 of Joanna Ivey’s ah-mazing adoption story. Joanna shares all about the few unbelievable days she spent in the hospital with the birth mom and how God orchestrated the details in a crazy-beautiful way. She also shares her heart for adoption and specifically why they chose to adopt { and seriously, hearing her tell this part of the story left us in tears }. We also talk about Project Free 2 Fly, a non profit in Cleveland, TN, where Joanna works as the Creative Director. We get to hear all about…

by design episode #19: Joanna Ivey – Adoption Story (part 1)

In this episode we chat with Joanna Ivey about her awe-inspiring story of adoption. And yes, it’s awe-inspiring dear friends! Joanna shares her family’s over two year journey thru domestic adoption to bring home their sweet son Sutton Justus. {and isn’t that just the best name ever?!!!} We talk with Joanna about the long road they walked waiting, the “plans” they had for their adoption and ultimately what they learned about surrendering the comfortable places and laying down control. She also shares the most beautiful story about her son&#8217…