Adoption Illustrations

  • lucy m montgomeryThere is a family nobody likes to meet,
    They live, it is said, on Complaining Street.
    In the city of Never-Are Satisfied,
    The River of Discontent beside.

    They growl at that, and they growl at this;
    Whatever comes there is something amiss;
    And whether their station be high or humble,
    They are known by the name of Grumble.

  • cribTeacher Debbie Moon's first graders were discussing a picture of a family. One little boy in the picture had a different hair color than the other members. One of her students suggested that he was adopted.

    A little girl said, "I know all about adoption, I was adopted."

    "What does it mean to be adopted?", asked another child

    "It means", said the girl, "that you grew in your mommy's heart instead of her tummy!"

  • Is God good even when he is not doing things you would define as good?

    Even if the title of this video does not resonate with your situation, watch this story and let your heart be touched by the truth it contains about God's love for each of us.

    For years, Walt and Annie struggled with infertility, but in a single moment they realized that God was writing a beautiful story for them for over 20 years.

  • shoppingChecking out of the grocery store, I noticed that the bag boy was eyeing my two adopted children curiously. They often draw scrutiny, since my son's a blond Russian, while my daughter has shiny black Haitian skin.

    The boy continued staring as he carried our groceries to the car.

    Finally, he asked. "Those your kids?"

    "Yes, they are!" I answered proudly.

    "They adopted?" he asked.

    "Yes," I replied.

    "I thought so," he concluded. "I figured you're too old to have kids that small."