"All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient.”
Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Welcome to our family. We want to share a bit about who we are and what we believe so you can get to know us better.
Malcolm X wrote the lines above after reflecting upon some of the most difficult and painful parts of his life. Those experiences became the foundation upon which he built his life’s journey of justice, faith and seeking the truth.
These values are part of our family’s journey as well. We welcome the opportunity to share that journey with your child and with you in the ways you feel comfortable.
We imagine making an adoption plan must be a difficult for you so we want to paint a picture of what being part of our family might be like. We have been there for each other through challenging times, adding ingredients of healing, understanding and love to see each other through. We will be there with your child too and together we will all grow.
We hope this book helps you to understand our family and the life we hope to create and share.
Christine, Pete, Cecilia and August