I feel the need to explain my last post. I forget that some of you who read my blog don't know my family history.
About 3 years ago, I was a happy mom with 3 beautiful children when a very good friend of mine decided to start doing foster care. I shuddered at the thought of it. I was happy for her, as I knew she longed to have more children, but there was NO WAY fostering/adopting was something I would be interested in. I have learned to NEVER say 'NO WAY' when you are a follower of Christ.
My girlfriend took in a 13 year old girl named Amber. Amber and my eldest daughter, Sam, became pretty good friends and started spending quite a bit of time together. My girlfriend, Lori, had planned to adopt Amber and I was thrilled...thinking how cool that Sam would have such a great friend be a part of her life permanently. After a few months, Lori began to feel that adopting a teenager was not God's plan for them and that they wanted to have more biological children. By then, I was already way attached to Amber and could not stand the thought of her going to another family. Before I even knew what was happening, my mouth began to utter the words....I WANT HER! After a year of fostering her we finalized the adoption in November 2006.
When I speak of wanting a 'baby' or other children....I am speaking of adoption. I believe it is something God has been revealing to me for the past couple of years. I am eager to share more with you, but I think I will wait until tomorrow as this post is long enough:)