Archive for November 7th, 2011

it’s not happening

As therapeutic as writing has always been for me, sometimes if I don’t write about it, I can pretend it’s not happening.

But I have so much. I am grateful for so many things, and people, and beauty in my life.

I am working at an adoption fair tonight; I really enjoy working with couples seeking to adopt.  I’m an adoptee myself.   I understand their hope, fear and frustration, even if it is different for me.

I want to help them find their little babies, and I love to envision a happy life ahead for all.

I was adopted at six months old, and in foster care before that.  This is one of the first pictures ever taken of me, once I’d gotten home.  My parents say I didn’t cry or complain at all.

Guess I saved it all up for now!

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