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When I reconnected with the case worker that accompanied me during my search process, she shared a story with me about my father David, who called her to tell her that he supported my choice to search for my birth mother as well as sharing how much he loved me. That important story was like a “message in a bottle” that found me years after my father’s death.
The Nebraska Children’s Home Society has supported my process from being a foster child to searching for my birth parents, supporting me throughout the entire unfolding process. Here is a link to their website: https://nchs.org
The book Synchronicity and Reunion presents case studies that develop the theory of a homing in mechanism that guides children and parents separated at birth.
I have many wonderful memories of being with my father. However, this picture of us in Wyoming, hiking Medicine Bow Peak, stands out. He initiated me by taking me “into the wild” with a backpack and good hiking boots when I was 14 years old. Cathy Hansen and learned about camping, making fires, fishing and cooking our catch, as well as how to endure long hours hiking in the high altitudes on pathways through the Rocky Mountains.
Those lessons shaped who I have become and even who my children are today. Cathy’s children all love to hike and ski too. Our fathers taught us to love the great outdoors as they did. They encouraged us to be strong, independent girls. They also believed in us and were convinced that we could carry all we needed on our backs as young teenagers. Those lessons have been invaluable. I am forever grateful for the nurturing, education, and love that I received from my father David Wilson Mossman.
Author of Homing In: A Story Mandala Connecting Adoption, Reunion and Belonging