Perfectly describes what it feels like when you are in the process of adoption. There is no real time line, you could be waiting for a year or 2 or just a few months and then out of nowhere you become a parent. Even if we are waiting for a long time, we wouldn’t change this for anything!
Imagine for a moment that you wake up one morning and you have forgotten some key information about your child. Their bedroom is now empty and you can’t remember their name, age, gender, or even the color of their eyes. Although all of this information isn’t there, you do remember you love them more than anything in the world. There is a place in your heart that aches for them.
It’s a sunny summer day and you think about how great it would be to take them to the zoo. You wish you knew what their favorite animal was. You see other children and you smile at possibilities. Maybe my child will want to spend hours watching the bears. Maybe my child will have trouble saying “porcupine”. It makes your heart shine in a different way to be around children now then it did before but it also pulls at…
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