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Guest Post: How the Good Gift of Adopting Displays the Goodness of Our Heavenly Father

I SHARED WHAT I’VE LEARNED ABOUT GOD AS A FATHER FROM OUR ADOPTION ON THE BLOG BELOVED PRODIGALTODAY. I HOPE THESE LESSONS HELP YOU KNOW HOW MUCH YOU ARE LOVED BY THE GOD WHO SEES EVERY EXCEPTIONAL THING ABOUT YOU.

Five years ago, God called our family to international adoption. After years of waiting, we finally traveled to Ethiopia in March for our court date. Our brand new two-year-old has been home for four months now, and God is teaching me things about His character as a good Father through this experience of having a new son.

Here are three things I have learned about God from our adoption:

1. God sees the heart, but I can’t.

The first thing I noticed about our boy when we first met him were all the little details about his hands and feet.