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Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

This Undeserved Life

Sage Brenner is 21 months old. His brother, Ira, is 16 months old. With only five months between them, they can’t possibly be twins. And since Sage is black and Ira is white, they can’t possibly have the same parents, right? “Yes, they can,” says Natalie Brenner with a big smile. Natalie—a new mom, author and adoption advocate—is quick to set the record straight. “They are brothers in every sense of the word. They are my sons. They are my blessings.” Natalie and her husband Loren always wanted to adopt. “We talked about it and prayed about it even before we got married,” Natalie recalls. “There are so many children in the world who need a loving home. We felt that adopting would be a natural path for us, a natural expression of our faith in God, and our belief in family.” As it turned out…