[God] destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will. - Ephesians 1:5 (NRSV)

Our family embraced adoption several years ago, not as a second-best solution but as God’s plan for forming our family. Whether children have come into our homes through biological birth or adoption, love is what makes a family.

Our son, now nearing adulthood, came to our family on September 9,...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, be with children who are waiting for a loving home and with families waiting for a child to call their own. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 1:3-10

Thought for the Day

I am blessed to be part of God’s family.

Prayer Focus

Families in the process of adoption

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