Adjusting and Connecting

I realize I never posted that we actually arrived home…but once we were home things got very busy:)  The plane ride home was as you would expect a 9+ hour flight to be with a 17 month old who hardly knows us and who has never exeperienced as much stimulation as three plane rides and . . . → Read More: Adjusting and Connecting

Why I Want to Adopt

Why do I, Jon Parks, want to adopt? It’s a fair question and one both Melinda and I have heard since we first shared the news about our plans to adopt. For me, the decision to adopt came about through an incredible shift in perspective. . . . → Read More: Why I Want to Adopt

Kids Say the Darndest Things

Yesterday, our pastor at Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church, Bill Bowyer, delivered a sermon on the church’s role in adoption and what God’s word says about adoption.  It was a great sermon (listen to it here) and one that meant a lot to our family as we have explored these topics during the past several . . . → Read More: Kids Say the Darndest Things