"Adventures, I used to call them. I used to think that they were things the wonderful folk of the stories went out and looked for, because they wanted them, because they were exciting and life was a bit dull...But that's not the way of it with the tales that really mattered, or the ones that stay in the mind. Folk seem to have just landed in them, usually...I expect they had a lot of chances, like us, of turning back, only they didn't. And if they had, we shouldn't know, because they'd have been forgotten."

-Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings

Thursday, April 22, 2010

But then again...

.. I am constantly reminded that things happen for a reason. Without beginning our adoption in Kyrgyz, I never would have known about John Wright and all the amazing work he and his family do. Without Kyrgyz I wouldn't have begun searching waiting child lists, allowing those children to be impressed on my heart, praying for them to find homes. Opening my eyes. Without Kyrgyz, I never would have met Hilary and her amazing family when they moved near me!

Everything happens for a reason, although understanding Gods timing and his reasoning for why things happen when they do is nearly impossible, I will no longer try to understand, but trust in the Lord. Trust that He knows what is best for us, trust that He impressed adoption into our hearts for a reason, and he has a plan for us.

1 comment:

Kayce said...

Yes, He does have a beautiful plan. You've been in my thoughts lately. Sending many hugs!!