Tuesday, September 15, 2009

A New Phase for the Madon Family

Well, we have officially entered the world of blogging. I am not sure how often I will keep this up to date, but I will do my best. Robert and I have been married for just over a year and are ready to enter the next phase of our lives together. We have exciting news for our family and friends, we are starting the process of adoption. We have come to this decision after prayer, discussion and advice from friends who have been through the process.

Some of you might be wondering, why adopt? We are very blessed to have Nicholas, my stepson in our lives. He is such a joy and a lot of fun. We want to add to that joy with another child. We have spent a lot of time discussing how and when we would have children. Adoption is something that has always been on my heart and in April, God really placed it on my heart that it was the way to go. I told Robert about it that night and he then began doing research on the many different ways to adopt. We have spent the last few months researching, talking with each other and with friends of ours who have adopted trying to decide the best option for us. A little over a week ago, I felt God impressing on my heart that it was time to start the process. When I began to tell Robert, he said that he was about to tell me the same thing! That is just one example of the ways He has been showing us that we are making the right step.

So, now begins the daunting task of beginning the process. We have decided to go through an agency and we will be doing a domestic adoption. Our prayer is to be able to adopt a baby girl or boy. So, your task as our family and friends is to pray for us as we go through this process. It will not be a short process and it will involve a lot of paperwork and patience. I will do my best to periodically update this website to keep everyone up to date.