My Opinion on Adoption
By a 14 year old Adoptee from a large adoptive family
Matthew 18:5 “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me.”
I think adoption is an awesome thing! At first, adopting again sounded like something I didn’t want to do. Now that I thought about it, I think we should adopt again. Here is the reasons that I changed my mind:
One, if you hadn’t adopted me, I do not know where I would be.
Two, kids need us. A lot of children are out there hurting. They are needing someone to love them. They need a dad to protect them. To tuck them in at night. To read them stories. To say that they are his princess. The need a mom to teach them to write. To teach them math. To teach them how to ride a bike. To change their diapers. To hold them when they cry. To tell them don’t jump that high. They need brothers or sisters to hold their secrets. My point is they need us.
I am not saying that I will not be frustrated every now and then with the children. I am not saying that I will not need your attention every now and then. I am saying “I will help”. “I will try”. I say Let Us Adopt.
Linda S. Klein, LPC, RPT/S