If you have adopted before you know how it gets in your heart, soul, mind, and blood. If you have gone to China to adopt, you REALLY KNOW how that affects you. So with all that being said...please stay tuned for an unbelievable announcement.
Thank you for placing her where she would be found. Thank you for being brave, smart, selfless, and full of love. She is the joy and love of our lives. She continues to love without conditions and is smarter than we could ever tell you. You will remain in our hearts on this day and we will honor you always. I pray that your heart is full of peace knowing that you did the right thing. Thank you dear birth mother for giving me this blessed child. She has so many cousins and grandparents that love and adore her. She has a sister that she already longs to be just like. She has your beautiful eyes and smile. She has my stubborness and love of shoes. Strength
Every call has a beginning. A quiet moment when God whispers a promise to a mother’s heart . A holy place where a father bows and faithfully accepts the journey set before him. A miraculous morning that unexpectedly dawns… Casting its first light on a chosen threshold. A gentle knock..a closed door opens, a sacred invitation sent by the Father.. leads to the other side of the world. Where lonely hearts stare out orphanage windows praying for someone to care.. and then one morning, on an ordinary day an orphan’s life changes... God sends them a second chance...Through you..
We are a family now, a whole,of which you are a part,and you are just as much our child as any in our heart. We do not love you differently,nor would we give up less of all that life has given us to bring you happiness.There is no limit to our love,no boundary you might cross,no price you may be asked to pay,no need to fear its loss. We are now one, the five of us,windows of one home. As long as we have life and breath,You’ll never be alone.~Nicholas Gordon
If I had my child to raise all over again,I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later.I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less.I would do less correcting and more connecting.I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes.I’d take more hikes and fly more kites.I’d stop playing serious, and seriously play.I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars.I’d do more hugging and less tugging.~Diane Loomans, from “If I Had My Child To Raise Over Again
Thousands of starfish washed ashore. A little girl began throwing them in the water so they would not die. “Don’t bother, dear,” her mother said, “it won’t make a difference.” The girl stopped for a moment and looked at the starfish in her hand. “It will make a difference to this one."
Please consider adoption....it will make a difference to one child.