If you’re in your adoption wait, you may be wondering how to respond to friends and family who ask, “Have you heard anything yet?” or “Why don’t you have your baby yet?” 

This is a good opportunity to ask them to join you in prayer, for all areas of your adoption-in-progress. A beautiful reminder to pray is these gorgeous adoption prayer bracelets, available in assorted styles:


If you have a prayer partner, you can buy one for her and one for you too! With your purchase of a prayer bracelet, proceeds go the Lifetime Foundation, an organization that assists women who are creating an adoption plan for their child. Each bracelet is unique, handmade and elegantly engraved with a charm that says “My Adoption Prayer” on one side, and the verse from 1 Thessalonians 5:17 on the other.

You can get free shipping on your purchase of a bracelet at AdoptionPrayerBracelet.com by using the coupon code PRAYER (excludes European-style charm bracelets). We’ll mail them out via Priority Shipping, which will arrive within one to three days to most addresses in the U.S.

Here’s a great prayer reminder from Proverbs 31 Ministries‘ author Renee Swope

“Asking for prayer isn’t about putting burdens on friends. It’s about letting them walk with us down a path we were never intended to walk alone.”


Heather Featherston
Written by Heather Featherston

As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Lifetime Adoption, Heather Featherston holds an MBA and is passionate about working with those facing adoption, pregnancy, and parenting issues. Heather has conducted training for birth parent advocates, spoken to professional groups, and has appeared on television and radio to discuss the multiple aspects of adoption. She has provided one-on-one support to women and hopeful adoptive parents working through adoption decisions.

Since 2002, she has been helping pregnant women and others in crisis to learn more about adoption. Heather also trains and speaks nationwide to pregnancy clinics to effectively meet the needs of women who want to explore adoption for their child. Today, she continues to address the concerns women have about adoption and supports the needs of women who choose adoption for their child.

As a published author of the book Called to Adoption, Featherston loves to see God’s hand at work every day as she helps children and families come together through adoption.

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