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…. for the adoptive parent, or the soon-to-be adoptive parent, there is a reality to this walking by faith that’s in our face day to day. When we said yes to adoption, we said yes to a journey of walking by faith, not by sight.
See, in faith, we trust God, trust a sometimes broken process, to bring us together with a child we do not know, one not born of our body, not related to us by blood, but that we call son or daughter. We put our trust in the hands of people we’ve never met to lead us to a child we do not know in a place we may have never seen. And while we passionately advocate for right practices and ethical standards, at the end of the day, when we’ve fought good and hard, our story, the story of our child and how they come into our family, is one we couldn’t have seen coming. It is a not our own to write.
Yes, we walk by faith, not by sight… (please click over here to read the rest of this post)
I’m honored to be a part of the Mercy Found Me blog. I hope you’ll join me there today and hear more of my heart on this tough faith stuff.
Mercy Found Ministries exists “to walk alongside Christian adoptive families by offering financial support through matching grants and emotional support through Christ centered community during and after the adoption journey.”
Be sure to head over their way, check out their blog, and read more about their ministry.
And if you’re here visiting Mercy Ink for the first time from Mercy Found, welcome!
I am so very glad you stopped by and hope you’ll find yourself right at home here.