Posted by Marcia Lee Laycock
I am very pleased to host historical novelist Christine Lindsay today for our Sunday devotional. Be Blessed.
|Christian Author, Christine Lindsay|
So why was I so angry with God?
In adoption reunion books my trauma was explained as the cold and clinical stage of negotiating the birthmother role. I wanted to throw the book across the room.
Twenty years earlier I had chosen this Christian couple from a portfolio, a couple who would raise Sarah to love the Lord Jesus. They had done exactly what I had prayed for. But each day that I had prayed for Sarah, I had prayed for her parents too. They were her mom and dad—how could I not love them? And, I thought, since we all love the same Lord, surely they will want to meet me and have a friendship with me when Sarah becomes an adult.
Isaiah 49:15, 16a “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands . . .”
I lifted my face to receive my Father’s love.
SHADOWED IN SILK was the Gold winner of the 2009 ACFW Genesis for Historical Fiction. The Pacific coast of Canada, about 200 miles north of Seattle, is Christine’s home where she lives with her husband and grown up family.
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