“Anyone who ever wondered how much they could love a child who did not spring from their own loins, know this… it is the same. The feeling of love is so profound, it’s incredible and surprising….Because now I know what I have been waiting for. I know exactly why the other processes didn’t work. I know I was supposed to wait for this little girl.”
When I read Nia Vardalos book, Instant Mom, I was struck when she said, " I know exactly why the other processes didn't work."
This took me back to a very dark time in my life when we were hoping to adopt a second time and I felt more discouraged with the whole adoption process than I had in a very long time.
Read more here: https://jennifer-mask.squarespace.com/blog/2015/3/9/loving-a-child-not-from-your-loins