Tag: adoption reunion

Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall

Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  Practicing Gratitude Amidst a Hard Fall By Carrie Goldman It is the second week of November. I glance outside. In the backyard, my children and their... Read more »

Being Biologically Related Was Like a Super Power

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  Being Biologically Related Was Like a Super Power By Paige Strickland I’ve been an adoptee for fifty-eight years and an adoptee-in-reunion for thirty-one years. The journey... Read more »

Family Resemblance

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  Family Resemblance By Revd Rosalind C Hughes I was a lanky child, long of limb and neck. My parents would joke that maybe I had some... Read more »
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This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself

This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  This Greek Cinderella Fends for Herself By Robyn Bedell Zalewa I am not really sure yet why God chose the path he did for me, but... Read more »

The Unexpected Reunion

The Unexpected Reunion
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  The Unexpected Reunion By M Each summer, I have a reunion visit with the beautiful girl that I placed for adoption sixteen years ago. This year, I... Read more »

We All Had One Big Thing in Common

We All Had One Big Thing in Common
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  We All Had One Big Thing in Common By Missy Snapp There are days when it is not good to be me. Like Friday night when... Read more »
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Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?

Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Daniel Drennan ElAwar We remain the repulsed, splinters, expelled from the body; the corpus surrounds us, englobes us, drives us out; it then returns to... Read more »

Finding Herb

Finding Herb
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Jennifer Evans “Molly, do you remember my father?” I had a right to know. “Of course. His name was Herb.” Her voice was barely audible... Read more »

New Beginnings

New Beginnings
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Lori Prashker-Thomas “I met you on March 23, 1996.” I dropped the card and began to cry. I knew immediately it was from my daughter,... Read more »
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From Adopted to Surrogate: Discovering My Family of Origin

From Adopted to Surrogate: Discovering My Family of Origin
Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  By Jen Rittenhouse  Five years ago I shared a piece of my birth story for this blog. I had just closed the door on the chapter... Read more »