Now glory be to God!
By his mighty power at work within us,
he is able to accomplish infinitely more
than we would ever dare to ask or hope.

Ephesians 3:20

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 - Eph 1:5 -
His unchanging plan has always been to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. And this gave him great pleasure. Ephesian 1:5 NLT

I've always wanted to have a big family.  Well, not always, but all of my married life.  And I always felt drawn to adoption.  But it seemed that something always "came up" or that it was never "the right time".  And perhaps that is true.  Or maybe it's just an excuse not to do more.  I don't know.  But now that we have adopted, I pray all the time about being able to do it again.  I'm waiting on God to lead the way.  Because, this is HARD.  And I don't want to get out in front of God.  God put our family together, in His timing, and it it's current configuration.  I must trust that He will do it again if He chooses to grant my heart's desire for a large family.

God is an amazing creator and author.  You can read about how our story started with a short term mission trip to Haiti by visiting our Adoption Adventure.  

I highly recommend reading The Adoption Decision.  You can read my review of this book here.

All kinds of information on international adoption is available here at Adoption Dashboard.

Information on adopting kids from the US foster care system is available at AdoptUsKids.