We had power, money and determination. What I didn’t have was a focus on God’s will for everyone in this situation. My focus was mostly on me.
Finding empathy for the birthmothers in our lives can be a real challenge sometimes. Especially when they’re engaged in questionable activities.
It’s funny how all those adoption books I read to prepare for adopting were quickly forgotten in the blurry first weeks of new motherhood.
Women going through the adoption process have been known to throw temper tantrums at their social workers. Don’t be that woman.
If we spend too much time nervously waiting for the questions, then we miss the opportunities to experience the now.