Anyone who believes adoption is a "good deed" or an act of charity has clearly never adopted. Adoption is, for the adoptive family, like being given an enormous, priceless gift that you always wanted but know you don't truly deserve. Human life is God's best creation. He said it in Genesis, He redeemed it with His blood, He pursues it with His love. He goes to great lengths to have relationship with it. There's nothing so precious to our Father as human life so, to be entrusted with yet another one . . . "humbling" does not even begin to touch the way our family feels.
While I wait, I concentrate on the blessings that already sleep under this roof every night (the dogs, fish and gecko included). Let me share just a few:
Our oldest son at his junior prom