Wednesday, January 19, 2011
A few weeks ago I took Vania to the library. I can't remember if it was rainy or cold ( or both ) but I had her all bundled up from head to toe. Seeing that my hands were full with Vania & a backpack full of books a nice man held the door for us. Once inside I pulled Vania's hood down and put her down to walk. "WHOA!!!! " I heard the man say. "I wasn't expecting that !" Apparently we had just rocked his world by the unveiling of our ebony & ivory relationship. I just had to laugh to myself. This poor guy needed to get out more :)
Adopting a black child was totally something that came unexpected to Adam & I. When we were first looking into international adoption we had considered a few different countries but had decided that adopting a child of black ethnicity would be too hard for us as far as social acceptability goes. What ? I can't even believe we had that thought. But that's how we felt. It took God growing our hearts through many different avenues to realize that God would build our family the way he wanted it & it would be beautiful no matter what the world's opinion was. & it is. And she is. And I love everything about her.
Thank you Dr.Martin Luther King for opening the eyes of a watching world. Thanks to you the world is definitely a more beautiful place :)