On a March evening in 2000, an unexpected and unsettling thought came out of nowhere, disrupting Debbie Michael’s comfortable life adoption! It was neither her idea nor her desire to adopt; she was already the mother of three. Instinctively, she knew God was speaking to her, but she did not want to listen if His message required action as life-changing as adopting an orphan. Dread lingered in the aftermath of the disturbing suggestion, and a debilitating fog of uncertainty settled over her life.
But the Greatest of These Is Love
A journey of a thousand miles (or five thousand, in this case) might begin with a single step, but Debbie was not eager to take that first step. Though God was relentless, she remained adamant. She was determined to ignore the nudging.

But God would not be ignored!

God pried Debbie out of her comfortable existence and opened a door to a life she didn’t know existed. But the Greatest of These is Love is about much more than adoption. It is a story about the powerful and astonishing ways God uses ordinary people to accomplish His divine intention that we love one another.

Purchase “But The Greatest of These is Love”, a Russian Adoption Story, on Amazon

About the Author

Debbie Barrow Michael Adoption AuthorI am an artist, a sculptor, and a writer. My newly published book, But the Greatest of These is Love, is about the adoption of our youngest son from Russia at the age of seven. More accurately stated, it is about God’s involvement in our adoption of our youngest son from Russia at the age of seven.

Download the Adoption App iPhone5 App

See More Stories and Books on Russian Adoption

An Adoption Story for Children

Russian to the Kitchen Childrens Cookbook


Comments

But the Greatest of These Is Love — 1 Comment

Join the Conversation!

Business Gypsy Web Design