Waking up this morning I thought about being accepted. With being adopted I can relate with many adoptees that struggle with rejection issues and have a hard time with being accepted. With being adopted myself I struggled with rejection and acceptance issues. Within the first 8 weeks of my life I was in the hospital for a week and my birth mother and I had some bonding time, than I went to foster care for about 6 weeks and then to adoptive home. A lot of people make think because I was a baby and don’t remember that time that it should not have affected me.
The need to feel accepted and to be accepted is something that everyone at sometime or another probably struggle with. Not an easy thing to go through because then you feel alone and that no one cares. What we forget to remember is that Jesus Christ cares for us and he accepts us.
I was looking for some verses this morning on being accepted and there are some that I want to share.
Ephesians 1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
I am so thankful I have a God who accepts me and cares for me. He sees the sparrow that falls and he sees everything that we do and he cares for us and we are valuable to God.
Sherry Hensley is a Pro-Life Speaker-Conceived in Rape, saved from an illegal abortion. She is also a blogger for Save the 1. She is married to a minister and loves to inspire others and share her faith.