Inspirational Adoption Quotes

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It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.

I’m in love with a child I haven’t yet met.

The adoption took time. The love arrived instantly.

Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.

When you took your first breath, it took ours away.

The best things in life are worth waiting for.

You might not have my eyes or smile, but from that very first movement, you had my heart.

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.

When it is all finished you will discover it was never random

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.

For this child we have prayed and God has granted us… 1 Samuel 1:27

Adoption is a commitment that you enter into blindly, but it is no different than adding a child by birth. It is essential that adopting parents are committed to making it work, committed to parenting this child for the rest of their lives, and committed to parenting through the tough stuff. – Brooke Randolph

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

The pain that you’ve been feeling can’t compare to the joy that’s coming. – Romans 8:18

On the day you were adopted you were placed in our lives and born into our hearts in a very special way. We prayed for you, we dreamed of you, we prepared for you, we waited for you. And when we finally held you for the very first time it felt like you’d belonged to us forever.

Sometimes we have to experience things we don’t understand just so God can bring us to the place where he needs us to be. Never doubt the season he has you in.

You are going to want to give up…Don’t.

I chose adoption for my baby not because I didn’t want her, but because I love her. – Sandra

A child cannot have too many people who love them and want to help them succeed.

Childbirth is an act of nature, Adoption is an act of God.

Adoption is love, joy, sorrow, compassion, healing, miracle, courage, heartache, and beautiful.

If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it.

As parents through adoption, we will forever know there are no sufficient words, and there will never be anything we could give, that would be as meaningful as the life you created and chose to share with us.

Something beautiful is on the horizon.

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. – Oscar Wilde

I’m not saying that adoption is for everyone. It’s definitely not. I just wanted what was best for my baby and it just so happened that adoption was best. I didn’t give him up for adoption because I didn’t want him, or because I’m lazy or because I’m selfish. I gave him up for adoption because I love him with everything in me.

Adoption was a bumpy ride- very bumpy. But, God, was it worth the fight.

Don’t dig up in frustration what you planted in faith. – Elizabeth Elliot

There is a very special Birth Mother out there for every Adopting Family, and when you’re holding your baby in your arms, you will know why you had to wait for her specifically.

Every night I pray to God to keep you in his arms until I can hold you in mine.

Everything you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.

Faith in God includes faith in his timing.

Family is more than blood.

Our greatest joy…is her greatest pain.

At first glance it may appear too hard. Look again. Always look again.

If you have a heart for adoption, don’t let fear stand in your way.

Hold the vision, trust the process.

For hope means that we must trust and wait for what is unseen.

If a mother and father can love more than one child. Why is it so hard to understand that a child can love more than one mother and father?

I’m in love with a child I haven’t met yet.

It’s not that I enjoy waiting, I just love the person I’m waiting for.

Even miracles take time.

Something beautiful is on the horizon. Never falter.

Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about.

Because now I know what I have been waiting for. I know exactly why the other processes didn’t work. I know I was supposed to wait for this little girl.

And then my soul saw you and it kind of went, ‘Oh there you are, I’ve been looking for you.’

Patience is choosing to control your emotions rather than letting your emotions control you.

Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.

You are not just waiting in vain. There is a purpose behind every delay.

You first came to us in an envelope with letters, forms and such. Just two little pictures with nothing warm to touch. You grew in our imagination in our hearts and in our minds. You brought us greater joy than we ever thought we’d find. A phone call started labor pains which lasted till we met. Strangers brought together a day we won’t forget. You bloomed as you were planted in our hearts, our lives, our home. Our child of chance, of plan, of will you’re now our very own

Life has a way of testing a persons will, either by having nothing happen at all, or by having it all happen at once.

Faith doesn’t make things easy, it makes things possible.

Will it be easy? No. Will it be worth it? Absolutely.

Adoption is like a roller coaster. It has its ups and downs. But it’s your choice to scream or enjoy the ride.

Children need two things. One is roots and the other is wings.

The moment they placed you into my arms you snuggled right into my heart.

Stay patient and trust your journey.

Blessed and chosen is what our daughter is to us, forever grateful is what we will be to our amazing Birth Mom!

I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.

Of all the things I’ve held in my hands, the best by far, is you.

Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

He is mine in a way that he will never be hers, yet he is hers in a way that he will never be mine, and together we are motherhood.

Trust him, be patient, someday you will look back and see all the tiny miracles that came your way during the wait.

It’s amazing how such a little person can turn the whole world around.

You are what happened when I wished upon a star.

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

In adoption a child is not given up. A Birth Mother gives life, a child a family, unconditional love. She gives a part of her heart that will never feel whole. She gives another mother a part of her heart that was always missing. An adoptive mother gives a life and family to this child. She gives unconditional love. She gives a part of her heart to another mother. Yes, give a lot- just never give up. – Tena Cooper

I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, just around the corner. All is well. – Henry Scott Holland

Don’t compare your life to others’, there is no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it is their time.

If you love someone unconditionally and with your whole heart, then you will do what is best for them, not for you. I have never learned a harder lesson than giving my child up for adoption, and I probably never will. – Talitha

Whether your children are yours through biology or adoption, they are yours through love.

Adoption is a journey of faith, from beginning to end.

Fatherhood requires love, not DNA.

A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.

You can’t rush something you want to last forever.

Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It’s something quite magical.

There are really no words for me to describe how I feel about Birth Moms or Birth Families. I truly believe they are some of the bravest people there are.

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