Mary Ann Baker (Pennsylvania)
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God destined us to be his adopted children through Jesus Christ because of his love. This was according to his goodwill and plan. - Ephesians 1:5 (CEB)
I was born the daughter of an unwed teenager who decided to give me up for adoption. A couple who had always wanted children, but couldn’t have any, decided they wanted to adopt. God answered their prayers when they were granted permission to adopt me. God was watching over me...
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.