Adoptive Families Blog

Adoption is a Miracle! - The Best Adoption Gifts

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 31, 2015

Whether you're an adoptive parent, an adoptee, or birth parent, these items will make wonderful adoption gifts!  Maybe you know someone whose been touched by adoption; an adoption-related gift will be perfect!

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Topics: Adoption, Adoption Gifts, Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer

Pray for Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 18, 2014

November is National Adoption Awareness Month! As we celebrate adoption this month, please share this prayer card and send a prayer to all those touched by adoption. We all need the support, no matter what part of the journey we are embarking on.

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Topics: Adoption, Awareness, Adoption prayer, Adoption journey

How to Pray for Your Adoption Journey

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 15, 2014

Here's an excerpt on prayer that's simple and helpful from an article about fasting and prayer from Dr. Bill Bright. We think that it will be very helpful for us all and as adoptive parents-to-be. Consider fasting also for a period of time regarding your adoption.

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer, Adoption journey

Asking for Prayer

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 28, 2014

Adoptive couples often ask Lifetime, "What do I tell people when they ask me how my adoption is going? Sometimes I wish I waited to tell my friends and family until after the adoption happens."

Everyone handles this differently. You should ask for prayer, confide in loved ones for emotional support, and help when you need it, but it's also ok to discern who knows how much, and to ask loved ones to stop bringing it up.

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Topics: Adoption prayer, Adoption journey

Prayers for Moms

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 29, 2013

In today’s world, people appear to get lost in the every day shuffle. Too often, we forget what and who is really important to us. Life didn’t just happen.

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Topics: Adoption prayer, Waiting to Adopt

Is the Lord Calling You to International or Foster Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 10, 2013

Question: I feel God is calling me to become a mother again through adoption. I would especially like to adopt a child who doesn’t have parents, such as through the foster system or even international adoption. My husband doesn’t agree, though. He says God is calling us to be the best parents we can be to the three children we have been blessed with. Do you have any advice when a couple is conflicted about God’s will for their lives?

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Topics: International adoption, Foster Adoption, Adoption prayer