I hope these quotes about adoption inspire you like they have inspired me.
However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.
I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two.
There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.
“Adoptive Mom? I am a Mom. I need no other label or prefix.
My birth mother brought me into this world, but it was my adoptive parents who gave me life.
Time and experience have taught me a priceless lesson: Any child you take for your own becomes your own if you give of yourself to that child. I have born two children and had seven others by adoption, and they are all my children, equally beloved and precious.
People ask me. ‘What about gay adoptions? Interracial? Single Parent?’ I say. “Hey fine, as long as it works for the child and the family is responsible.” My big stand is this: Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
Adoption has the dimension of connection — not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense of belonging with others.
They may not have my eyes, they may not have my smile, but they have all my heart.
Adopting one child won’t change the world, but for that child, the world will change.