You finally surrendered. You opened your heart when you said, “Yes, God, I’ll adopt.” But now, you’ve discovered that opening your heart to the idea of adoption is the easiest part of the journey. Now comes the reality of the emotional ups and downs that only another adoptive parent can understand.
In 30 Days of Hope for Adoptive Parents, author Jennifer Phillips shares words of encouragement to help adoptive parents navigate the emotional waters of adoption. Regardless of where you are in the process—just beginning or now living with the teenagers you adopted as infants—there are struggles unique to adoptive parenting. Weaving elements of her own journey through adoption, you will find hope as you begin to see God’s adoptive heart toward you.
About the Author
Jennifer Phillips, author of the widely praised book Bringing Lucy Home, is an adoptive parent to a loving little girl she and her husband affectionately named Lucy. Actively involved in discipling women, she is also a volunteer at her children’s school. A psychology graduate of Samford University (Birmingham, Alabama), she served as executive director for the local Sav-A-Life, a national network of crisis pregnancy centers. She and her family currently live in Brisbane, Australia, where her husband Brian serves with University Impact, a franchise of Campus Outreach. For more information, visit her blog at jenniferphillipsblog.com.