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‘Adoption is greater than the universe’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgNXQ2CazUg&feature=player_embedded

I’ve just come across this video of Christian theologian John Piper, talking about the theology of adoption. If that interests you, there’s a longer discussion here.

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‘Strange’ encounters with social services

This is an exciting week. Tomorrow (TOMORROW!) we’re going to be reading profiles of all the children in our county currently waiting to be matched with a family. And yet… Last night we caught up with one of our friends who has provided a reference for us. She’s done a great job. Our social worker met her … Continue reading

Adoption, church gossips, and a minor meltdown

How do you deal with strangers’ questions about your adoption – when you haven’t even been to panel yet? I love reading other people’s blogs about dealing with people’s nosy and inappropriate questions about their adoptive families. I empathise with their irritation at the idea that participating in the adoption process makes your family public … Continue reading