Tuesday, March 18, 2008

ADVERSITY

Sometimes the things that are worth the most, are the hardest to obtain.

In my heart and spirit, I know that I am on the right path by adopting Tate. I know this without a doubt through prayer. All along this path there have been obstacles to overcome. Now finally when there is a light at the end of the tunnel, these obstacles have become barricades and dead ends. I remember a Sunday school teacher talking about how if we did not have adversity in a righteous wish, then the this it is not the right thing. Also, I remember hearing that the more right something is, the more the darker side (“can you say Satan?” from SNL) will try to cause turmoil stopping what is right from happening. As a teen, you kind of roll your eyes at stuff like this. Now I see the truth in this. Each day as I wander down this path, I step over the bumps and hurdle the barricades. When I hit the dead ends, I stop and change my direction. So with blind faith I am sometimes crawling, walking or dancing down this path working on the adversities that are my struggles right now.

11 comments:

Anne said...

I love this post! It seems that recently this has been the story of my life! But your right, the more right it is, the harder the adversary works to stop it. Keep workin' and prayin'!

3D said...

Know that you are sharing this path with others who are here to lend a hand to help you along. Just like you for them. Hang in there.

Keep smilin!

Julie said...

Bless your heart. Just remember you are an inspiration to me and many others and the right path for you will be coming along.

Catherine said...

(((hugs))) We're here with you, supporting you, loving you and praying for you. You're gonna make it and Tate will be in your arms before you know it!

laurel said...

Hang in there. It is so worth the wait. And you can't really appreciate the sweet without the bitter. So getting Tate will be REALLY sweet.

Made in China said...

Hang in there. The path will continue to lead you to T-girl!!

Jennie said...

You are so right. When you finally have her in your arms, you will see how much stronger you are and how much more you have to offer your daughter because of your experiences! I guess you can measure how "right" something is by how "hard" the path is! This is right!!!

Special K said...

Blind faith is right....
Some days that's all that keeps me going.

Donna & Joe said...

Blind faith is right on! That's what this process takes. I read RQ today about the possible increase in the orphanage fee and thought...OMG, what now! It seems the hits comes right and left during this wait and all you can really do is have faith that things will work out. I'm not great at this, but I'm learning.

Donna :)

Joannah said...

Well said. I completely agree. Just press on. You're almost at your destination.

Shannon said...

Big hugs. Keep moving forward even if it means taking a few turns to get there!