… Continue reading the story "Adopted Friends"If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now, you know that my daughter is a Chinese adoptee. When she became school-aged, she ran into problems: she felt isolated because she was one of the few Asians in her school, let alone one who had a white parent. Understandably,
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I’ve never been a fan of lotteries. I know that, for many people, they can be exciting and such, but the whole idea of there being few “winners” and many “losers” does not sit well with me. Oh, I admit, I’ve played the lottery under peer pressure. In reality, participating in a lottery is not … Continue reading the story "On Lotteries"
Dear Arielle’s Birth Mom: I wish with all my heart that you could read this letter. Here in the United States, we are soon celebrating a holiday known as Thanksgiving. It involves friends and family getting together over a bountiful meal to celebrate all we are thankful for. It is my favorite holiday because it focuses on gratitude. And I am so grateful to you for giving … Continue reading the story "A Thanksgiving Letter"