Adoption in Real Life

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Focus on the Family has long been an advocate for vulnerable children in the United States and around the world. As a result, we’ve seen an increased emphasis on orphan care and adoption in Christian circles. Certainly, that is reason to celebrate.

What we’ve seen more recently is a trend among adoptive families toward more transparency. These families have begun to speak honestly about their struggles, their unmet expectations and the God who is big enough to see them through. This transparency encourages other adoptive families on similar journeys.  

As you read the following stories, we hope you’ll more deeply understand the redemptive process that begins when “God sets the lonely in families” (Psalm 68:6).

Our Weakness, His Power
by Kelly Rosati

Reshaping Expectations
by Michael Monroe

More Than Love
by John Moore


This article appeared in the October/November 2012 issue of Thriving Family magazine. Copyright © 2012 by Michael Monroe, John Moore, Kelly Rosati and Focus on the Family. Used by permission. ThrivingFamily.com.


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