“How do I know if I’m called to do this?” It’s a common question, even for people who have already adopted, and are thinking about going on the journey again. On this week’s podcast episode (and Season 11 debut), Mike and Kristin talk to author and speaker, Alison England about how to know if you’re called to adopt. If you think about it, it wasn’t that long ago that you were asking this very question, and pacing the floor, looking to the heavens, wondering what the right answer was. Alison England has been there. She is an adoptive mom and the award-winning
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It’s a common question in our society. We all wonder if we are capable of such a hard task. Those of us who are seasoned usually find out we most definitely are not capable at all because so much more plays into it. Outside our group, it’s phrased as more of an exclamation. “Not everyone should adopt!” It seems they feel judged and maybe that I think of them as less than for not doing such a “noble” task.
Today is the debut of Season 4 of our podcast, Honestly Speaking. It’s been a long 5 months in hiatus but we are excited to share this brand new season with you. On today’s show we are asking a big question: Over the past few months we’ve received lots of emails and Facebook comments asking these questions… “Is everyone called to be a foster parent? Should I become one? Am I called to do it?” The initial response, based on the major need we see around our country, in particular, is a resounding yes. But not everyone is equipped to