The beginning of the adoption journey can seem so daunting. The “what-ifs” play in and out of your mind like a broken record. What if we mess this up? What if God is asking us to parent a child with special needs? What if we are looked at as strange by family and friends? What if our biological child resents us for what we feel called to do? What if we really can’t afford this?

As these thoughts and questions cloud my judgement I am reminded to be still before Him.

To seek His face and remember that He has placed this desire on our hearts.

To seek His will not my own.

To seek what He wants not what I want.

To seek those that are lost and orphaned.

With open hands we send our application away. Filled with a peace only from Him knowing that He has fought the fight for us.

The journey has officially started …

One response to “adoption

  1. Linda Hodgkinson

    I know the journay you have started. I also went through all of the emotions of “what if’s”. It was a long process, however the end was amazing. I met the birth parents and went through the final 6 months of pregnancy with her. We got the call that our baby girl arrived.. I was so emotional and excited, I was a mom to a beautiful daughter. I am so happy for you, just keep breathing and the journey will bring you your precious gift..

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