When I was growing up, I had a few friends who had been adopted. As a young girl, I didn’t consider the loss and heartache that must have taken place. Now, as an adult, I realize my friends’ lives would have been very different if someone they’d never met hadn’t sacrificed for them.
And isn’t that what Jesus did for us?
“But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
There are so many children who need good homes that sometimes we can feel almost helpless and overwhelmed just thinking about it. But, regardless of how large or small, every good thing we do to help the orphans is honoring to God.
I wrote a special article on My Joy-Filled Life for Adoption Awareness month that tells about five simple, practical, and affordable ways we can help adoptive families.