Baby X Discovers Her Jewish Face

The large photos of five Jewish girls lost in the Holocaust are forever emblazoned on my heart. I’ll tell you why in a moment.

Let’s remember the back story.

First, I am one of those crazy Christians who believes that God speaks to me personally in various ways–through the Word, through circumstances, through His […]

Baby X Discovers Jewish Roots

Dear friends…

Finding clues about birth family history sends me on an adrenaline high. I love being a sleuth and solving adoption mysteries.

Just my first name–Baby X–makes me curious!

Clues come in the most unexpected times and ways, oftentimes through the least likely people and circumstances.

As I have turned over every stone […]

How Can An Adoptee Honor Abusive Parents?

Addictive Adoptive Parents

Dear friends,

There are seven million adult adoptees in the United States.

I am one of them.

Out of those seven million, how many have or are suffering abuse from their adoptive families?

I am one of them.

For years, I’ve navigated my way through what I will name the “triple bind.”

The Triple […]

Make Sure Your Adopted Child Knows This

If You Were the Only Person

“Let him lead me to the banquet hall and let the banner over me be love.” (Song of Solomon 2:4)

While lingering at the Heavenly Banquet Table, Jesus asks your child to look for who she’ll be sitting by at the banquet.

It’s Moses and Esther! They may be “talking adoption!”

In her peripheral […]

Building Faith Into Your Adopted Child's Heart

Impending death.

“Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” (Luke 14:15)

Teach your child to see heaven by faith! Use your sanctified emotions and imagination and teach her to do the same.

Jesus will take her hand and lead her into the banquet room.

“How many people are […]

Adoption Awareness Month Should Recognize and Honor Grief

Don't forget the Grief

‪‎Adoption‬ pain is visible….

It’s the ‪‎birth father‬ whose adult daughter rejects him.

It’s the doctor telling you you’re ‪pregnant‬ or that you’ll never be.

It’s the church council member secretly planning an abortion for his granddaughter.

It’s the birth mother leaving the hospital […]

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