Adoption is a crazy ride. After some great conversation at an orphan care meeting the other night, I realize that there are 5 stages to adoption, much like grief but generally with a happier ending. As I was brainstorming this, I actually came up with...

We originally began our journey to adopt a "healthy" child from China.  By the time our biological daughter, Arella, was born the "healthy" child wait had slowed down dramatically, from 3 years to about 6.5.  After much prayer and discussion, we moved forward with the...

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