“My friends, adoption is redemption. It’s costly, exhausting, expensive, and outrageous. Buying back lives costs so much. When God set out to redeem us, it killed him.” Derek Loux

I was adopted at the age of three by two strong, committed Chistians. It is hard to imagine what my life would have been like if not for my parents. Here is a sneak peek into my adoption story, and additional resources for fostering or adoptive families.

Proverbs 31:8-9 says, “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” This is what was done for me, my siblings, my nieces, and so many others.


Always Included

  How do I describe the man who made an indelible mark on my life? How do I honor the man who, with my mother, chose me for adoption?  It’s hard to find the words to paint an accurate picture for you. So first I’ll tell you a little bit about him.  My dad is…
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From the Heart of My Mother

If you know my family, you know that we did not come together in the typical fashion. As I give you a brief overview of how we came together, please understand I feel the weight of knowing there are not enough words to honor the love and sacrifice this family is built on. Our family…
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Michelle Flaningan
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