But, like much of the talk within the adoption world, this teaching favors the adoptive parents and fails to recognize the adoptee.
We will all experience rough periods in life. In the depths, it can be isolating and painful.
So, to the men who told me I couldn’t and to the people who told me I’m not worthy, I have only five words for you: I’m not less than you.
But instead I was told I couldn’t be who I was, I was shamed, ignored and threatened with termination of enrollment. You showed me who God wasn’t, the judgment stronger than any form of love.