Hidden Losses for Adopted Children

Row upon row of tombstones lined the lush lawns as I drove through the tall black iron gates toward my adoptive parents’ graves. An elderly man filled a plastic pitcher at a spigot and the smell of freshly mowed grass filled the air. A new grave was being dug across the way, a vivid reminder […]

Why Some Adoptees Are Caught Unaware

Dear friends,

I am pleased to announce the arrival of my latest book–20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make (March 15, 2015.) This is a “repub,” but loaded with much new information and many new chapters, including how adoptees can get unstuck from a painful past.

Here is the first part of the first […]

Past Hurts May Be A Clue to Adoptee's Life Purpose

A few years ago, Bob and I were being trained as life coaches. One break-out session was especially appealing to me—How to Help Others Find Their Life Purpose.

When the two leaders asked for a volunteer to come up front and be their “guinea pig client” to demonstrate how to find life purpose, I raised […]