“You can do it friends. Jeff and I are nothing special. We aren’t. We aren’t nicer than you. We aren’t richer than you. We aren’t holier than you. We aren’t older than you. We aren’t younger than you. We aren’t more loving than you. We don’t have a bigger house than you. We don’t have a better support system than you. We don’t live in a more diverse community than you. We aren’t more godly than you. We don’t (ok well now we do) know more about adoption than you.

We aren’t any different from you.

There are more than 147 million orphans in the world.  They will stay where they are if you stay where you are.”

I recently started following the blog Nothing Left to Paint, about a family who has adopted a little girl from the Congo. I just read a post where she says this, and I just love it.

You can do it f…

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