Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Call me crazy...



...well, if you haven't already! I am really ready to adopt again. I know, I am nuts. Our son is not even ten months old yet and I could easily take on another one. Maybe it is because I have received so many emails and messages within the last two months about situations that are "hard to place" and asking if we are ready again! I can't take it. My heart breaks.

I know that if finances were no object I could probably even convince Kevin to do it again tomorrow. KJ is the joy of our life and such an easy baby. He would make a great big (or little) brother! I know that when the time is right that we will jump right back in with both feet. God was so faithful to us on our last adoption journey that I expect no less from Him this next time around. As it stands right now we are hoping to begin the process again in the fall of this year. KJ will then be about 18 mos. old. Hopefully things will have smoothed out for us a bit in the money realm by then too. If not, I guess we just wait or go on faith!

We have already decided one thing, however. I refuse to answer anything on those nasty matching forms! I realize that it is not this way for everyone, but to me this is about the needs of a child, not my own needs or comfort. Of course we will decide each situation we are presented with after praying on it and discussing it. But we will do so with each situation individually and not on a sweeping level of "I would never consider a child with x,y or z." I just can't do that. Again, you can call me crazy... ;)

6 comments:

Kyle and Crystal said...

Okay... You're crazy! But its the best kind of crazy :) I'm there with you - I could start the process again and our youngest is only 4 months. God's timing is better than ours so its good that we serve such an amazing God :)

ps: I just love seeing your pics and reading whats on your heart :)

kbell said...

Yep, you're crazy. It takes one to know one, right?

I was ready to start the process again once Nathan was sleeping through the night.

Hopefully, this time next year, I'll be the mama of two! woohoo!

Aaron and Angie said...

I don't think you're crazy at all! Hehe... I think it's great that you're looking into a second and that your heart is already there.

Holly said...

I don't think you're crazy Andi! When the time is right, you'll know. :) And finances are no obstacle to God. ;)

Karin said...

I think you're crazy... but mostly because you married my brother. LOL KJ is lucky to have you both as parents and I'm sure the next child will be just as lucky. It's only a matter of time...

Andi-bo-bandi said...

Awww! Karin you made me all fuzzy inside! LOL