Skip to comments.The daughter I gave away for adoption- found me
Posted on 01/07/2013 5:13:31 PM PST by eeevil conservative
I gave away a little girl for adoption over 22 years ago. I have tried to find her, but she found me first. Needless to say, this has been the BEST CHRISTMAS in my life ever.
Bad news- she had a daughter of 6 months old pass away in November. I never got to know about her before her passing.
The good news. I am a grandma! I have a grandson who just so happens to share the same birthday as my son! She has forgiven me. And wants to meet me.
Choosing LIFE is nothing to brag about. A child should never thank their mother for the chance of life. NEVER!
I praise God that He was with me all my life and never let me fall to fear that satan would steel my soul.
Forgive me for indulging all of you in this personal venture of my life. But I cannot help but want to share such a story of redemption, forgiveness, and new life with folks I think might enjoy some good news in this world today from a fellow FReeper.
Thank you for sharing. It’s an awesome journey you’ve been on and there is more to come! Rom.8:28!
Congratulations to you both.
congrats and God Bless you and your daughter
God has blessed you so so dearly!
Thanks you for sharing.
Grandparenting is great. Parenting is great.
God bless and keep you both!
Because you did not fall for the abortion mill machine, your daughter had a chance to live. And her children...
God bless you both.
Some things are bigger and better than politics.
This is one of them.
I won’t judge you. This was a better option than abortion. I am truly happy for you that this has worked out.
That is wonderful and great news. Congrats to you both. A beautiful gift!
One of the happiest days of my life was the day my birth family found me. Although my birth mother had recently passed away I was blessed with three sisters and four brothers!
God bless you as you get to know your daughter and grandchildren.
Wow, congratulations to you!
AMEN!! thank you so much for sharing that verse!!!
I’m very happy for you. It’s a dream come true, & you deserve this happiness. God bless all of you.
My mother was born / adopted in 1925 out in Texas . In 1992 she was reunited. It’s a wonderful life.
May I add one of mine? This Christmas my son returned home after many years of non-communication. It was a blessed time indeed. Thank the Lord for His loving kindness and mercy.
Thanks for sharing such a sweet personal event! You are a blessing, your children and grandchildren are a blessing. Life is a precious gift from our Creator. As an adoptive mom, I pray constantly for my daughter’s birth mom, and I imagine what it would be like to meet her (we have no way to meet her—my daughter was born in Siberia). So glad you are building a relationship with your daughter and your grandchild.
God is SO good!
Yes! Yes He did! More than you know! Her initial letter to me, even addressed me as “mom”—
I don’t deserve that title from her. Grace and Mercy are a beautiful thing...
Congratulations to both of you.
I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO looking forward to the Grandparenting.....have LOVED parenting, and that will NEVER end in so many ways....
but the Grandparenting— WOW! I was ready years ago! lol
AMEN! and Thank you!
Congratulations! May the Lord bless you as you and your daughter grow in your relationship.
Amen to that— but ya know— I am a true believer that our politics is only a window into our soul....
It is my view on life that was the “gateway drug” into my becoming a conservative!
I have two brothers who came home this year, their pettiness wasn’t worth the trouble, it really is joyous. We love them dearly, this Christmas was so heart felt.
OP, keep in you heart this moment, invite her family to your events. You just gained new ‘relatives’ that should be embraced.
Thank you for sharing that! I will say that I interviewed couples to find her parents....when she told her father that she found me, he told her that I was a “wonderful and cool lady”
twist is— I think the same of her mom and dad! WONDERFUL people!
Incidentaly, in regards to the divorce of Ahnold and Maria Shriver, Schwarzenegger could have encouraged the birth mother of his illegitimate child to abort their baby, but he did not.
Hearing your story made my day!
thank you! I have a hard time believing I deserve this...but everyone I know, my other kids, husband, etc, all tell me I do deserve it....
I hate using the word “deserve”— but I am more than willing to take this miracle from my God!
Yes ma’am - you do. May God bless and keep you all.
Thank you Lord. For Your guidance, and more, for Your patience.
Congratulations and God bless you and your daughter! I was adopted myself and was put in touch with my biological mom in New Mexico after I wrote the state and learned about using an intermediary. It’s been an amazing journey and the best part was discovering a half-brother who was also put up for adoption. His adoptive family are all dead and he moved to New Mexico and was “re-adopted” by a large supportive family. I was 23 at the time and was motivated because I knew she was 23 as well when I was put up for adoption.
I hope you are relieved of any guilt you may have felt. You gave her life and a chance at a life you couldn’t provide at that time. Sometimes my bio mom will say, “I hope you have forgiven me.” I keep reminding her “There is nothing to forgive. I have never resented what you did. You chose life over adoption and gave me a chance with a wonderful family.” (My brother wasn’t so lucky with the abusive family that adopted him, unfortunately.) The first thing I did when I met her face-to face after I returned from my overseas assignment in 1993, was to thank her for giving me a chance.
I am so happy for the both of you!
This is wonderful news!!! Tears in my eyes over reading your story! God bless you and your family!!!!
HOLY COW! WOW!!! Thank you so much for sharing that! LONG TIME!!! MIRACLES EVERYWHERE!
Thanks for blessing us with your story EC.
God Bless you and your Daughter..... Stay Safe !
AMEN! This Christmas was so different from any other for me...it was not a holiday..it was CHRISTmas...
It was redemption, forgiveness and new life....and He gave me my baby back in much better shape than we gave Him His Son back to Him!
Christmas will NEVER again just be a Holiday of joy and giving...it will always be a day of MIRACLES— a day that we celebrate a God that loves us beyond understanding and GIVES beyond our wildest dreams, beyond anything we would ever have begun to think we could possibly earn...
I am whole again....I can only imagine how He felt to have Jesus back with him....battered, tortured, and crucified...but His Son was Home Again!
This is a wonderful and inspiring personal story that could ONLY be told BECAUSE you chose life and G-d has blessed you for it threefold. What is more awesome than a G-d who gave you the chance to answer someone else’s prayers for a child they would otherwise have never had and returning her to you to share in that life once again?
I am so sorry for her loss and yours. Losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to a parent. My prayers are with all of you...and maybe finding you is G-d’s way of helping ease her pain.
Birth and rebirth. So Great is the Lord.
I wish you all the very best.
Super!! A friend of my dad who lost contact with his children (son and daughter) over forty years ago was contacted by his daughter. She was only six when they were taken from him in a divorce. They had a super re-union. The two kids spent almost twenty years trying to track him down.
Thank you for sharing your story. I wish many of Gods blessing to you all !
:)Santa brought you a big present.((((Hugs))))
So happy to hear a nice story. Not only should a bio mother be praised for giving life, it is also admirable to praise the parents who nurture the life of a child.
Congratulations to both of you. I have a friend who met her son after 42 years...he reminded her most of her father who recently passed away. Both your story and hers bring tears of joy!
I had been estranged from my 7 adult children since I split with (6 of their) mom back in '09.
I've been slowly rebuilding those relationships. This past Christmas brought yet another son back to me. That makes 4....and it made my Christmas season. Nothing compares.
The rest know I love 'em and will come around in time.