Below is a link to the article that was recently published in Adoptive Families magazine. Adoption, like most journeys in life, is filled with bumps along the way–sometimes the bumps are small, and sometimes they can break your heart in a way that cannot be described. But at the end of the day, if you can come out on the other side of the pain and anger, glean a lesson from a loss you’ve endured, and accept it as part of your life’s journey and your life’s lessons, then perhaps this helps to explain why it had to happen the way it did–perhaps.
One of my favorite quotes, and one that I turn to again and again, is “It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.”
Adversity is unavoidable. Learning from it is a choice. Here’s to peace from knowledge borne of experience.