Ordinary People Extraordinary Things

61. Finding Family, a Fun Adoption Story with Jeseray Lear

January 14, 2024 Jeseray Lear Season 4 Episode 61
61. Finding Family, a Fun Adoption Story with Jeseray Lear
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Ordinary People Extraordinary Things
61. Finding Family, a Fun Adoption Story with Jeseray Lear
Jan 14, 2024 Season 4 Episode 61
Jeseray Lear

➡️ Jeseray is a fantastic storyteller - you will go through the emotions with her as she takes you on the 40+ year journey to find her brother.


➡️ “My mom was very open that she was not able to give him the life she wanted, so he was put up for adoption.
I tried looking for him - I couldn’t find him.
I would try, wouldn’t get anywhere, and would give up.
Maybe he’s not even alive. Maybe he doesn’t want to be found. Maybe I’m not meant to find my brother. I had this very strong moment - it’s ok if I don’t find my brother.

Then began the waiting process….

That shock is real. This is my brother - this is my brother! I never thought I would find my brother!
You’re real. You’re here. This is not a moment I ever thought I would get.
Grateful is the easiest word to use - but doesn’t even begin to describe it.”


➡️ “I think one of the hardest things was - because I did have a traumatic relationship with my mom for a lot of my adult life, even after I got through the grief of her passing. My mom isn’t someone I look up to. My mom isn’t someone I model my parenting after. When his mom said, “We prayed and are thankful fo your mom every day.” That was hard. That was hard to hear someone say, “We loved your mom, we prayed for your mom, we’re thankful for her, and we’re so blessed by her.” Because that’s not the experience I got. It really changed my view of my mom. It made me dig deeper. It made me appreciate her a little more.”



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Show Notes

➡️ Jeseray is a fantastic storyteller - you will go through the emotions with her as she takes you on the 40+ year journey to find her brother.


➡️ “My mom was very open that she was not able to give him the life she wanted, so he was put up for adoption.
I tried looking for him - I couldn’t find him.
I would try, wouldn’t get anywhere, and would give up.
Maybe he’s not even alive. Maybe he doesn’t want to be found. Maybe I’m not meant to find my brother. I had this very strong moment - it’s ok if I don’t find my brother.

Then began the waiting process….

That shock is real. This is my brother - this is my brother! I never thought I would find my brother!
You’re real. You’re here. This is not a moment I ever thought I would get.
Grateful is the easiest word to use - but doesn’t even begin to describe it.”


➡️ “I think one of the hardest things was - because I did have a traumatic relationship with my mom for a lot of my adult life, even after I got through the grief of her passing. My mom isn’t someone I look up to. My mom isn’t someone I model my parenting after. When his mom said, “We prayed and are thankful fo your mom every day.” That was hard. That was hard to hear someone say, “We loved your mom, we prayed for your mom, we’re thankful for her, and we’re so blessed by her.” Because that’s not the experience I got. It really changed my view of my mom. It made me dig deeper. It made me appreciate her a little more.”



You can find “Ordinary People Extraordinary Things” anywhere you listen to podcasts or Check out the links below....⬇️

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1882033

https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xODgyMDMzLnJzcw==?fbclid=IwAR247ak35J8RZi5b7yy5bLckHABNYCBnwYxGS0NU1spsVtKqsxhFH4PCaZM

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-ordinary-people-extraordin-89553427/

Https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ordinary-people-extraordinary-things/id1596670894

https://open.spotify.com/show/5wVEm2IUT7lpVGBdbgqagd

https://www.youtube.com/@GenNancy


ordinarypeoplestories@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplestory

https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeopleextraordinary/

X: @storiesextra

Any advice should be confirmed with a qualified professional.
All rights reserved: Ordinary People Extraordinary Things

Stories shared by guests may not always be shared views of OPET.
Being a guest does not mean OPET approves of every decision or action in the guests' life.

We all have a story, all of us, share your story. You don't have to have the perfect answer or the perfect life - share what Jesus is doing in your life. This is an easy, real way to witness & share your testimony.