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Lifetime adoptive parents Craig and Ruth's sonHere’s a sweet adoption story that one of our Adoption Coordinators, Veronica, received from adoptive couple Craig and Ruth:

“God answers prayers in His own time and His own way. Our journey to Jackson has certainly helped us understand this. We set out on our adoption journey four years ago. In the beginning, we worked with other agencies, but God quickly shut those doors and asked us to wait, as He prepared our hearts to adopt. So we continued to pray and ask Him for direction in leading us to the child that He intended for us to have.

Last October, we began looking into Lifetime. God immediately opened doors and hearts and reassured us that our child would be delivered through you. It was Valentine’s Day, with a foot of snow on the ground, when we made our way to the post office to mail out our profiles. We prayed over them and asked God to use them to touch the heart of the right birth mother. Little did we realize that within six short months we would be bringing home our son!

Craig and Ruth's son sleeping peacefullyWe can’t tell you how blessed we are to have Jackson in our lives. He completes our family and brings joy into each day. We feel such an intimate connection with his birth family. We have the same desires, love and goals for Jackson. We know that we will have a life-long relationship with them as we continue to communicate. We are so humbled that they and God entrusted us with Jackson. Our prayer is to raise him in God’s will.

Thank you for all the support and encouragement we received from Veronica and through Lifetime. From hearing the stories of other families through the webinars, to receiving encouraging emails on Mother’s Day, Lifetime has been a constant source of support. We hope that our story will encourage others along the adoption journey!”

Would you like to learn about how you too could be blessed by open adoption? Call Lifetime Adoption at (530)271-1740 or visit our website at www.LifetimeAdoption.com.

Heidi Keefer
Written by Heidi Keefer

Heidi Keefer is a Content Creator for Lifetime Adoption and has 15 years of experience in the field of adoption. An author of thousands of blog posts over the years, Heidi enjoys finding new ways to educate and captivate Lifetime’s ever-growing list of subscribers.

Heidi has a keen eye for misplaced apostrophes, comma splices, and well-turned sentences, which she has put to good use as a contributor to Lifetime’s award-winning blogs. She has written and published hundreds of adoption articles which explore the various facets of domestic infant adoption today.

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