Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir [NOOK Book]

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Lorilyn Roberts' hopes of motherhood came to a devastating end when her husband left her for his pregnant girlfriend. Eight years later, Children of Dreams reveals God's restoration of her dreams through the international adoption of her two daughters. Written as creative nonfiction, an analogy is drawn between the physical adoption of children and God's spiritual adoption as recounted in the Bible. Ms. Roberts skillfully weaves in her own back‑story while telling about her adventures in Nepal and Vietnam, filled...

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Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir

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Overview

Lorilyn Roberts' hopes of motherhood came to a devastating end when her husband left her for his pregnant girlfriend. Eight years later, Children of Dreams reveals God's restoration of her dreams through the international adoption of her two daughters. Written as creative nonfiction, an analogy is drawn between the physical adoption of children and God's spiritual adoption as recounted in the Bible. Ms. Roberts skillfully weaves in her own back‑story while telling about her adventures in Nepal and Vietnam, filled with political intrigue.

Scriptural insights and reflections interspersed throughout the book show Lorilyn’s reliance upon her heavenly Father when all hope seemed lost. The reader will enjoy the vivid descriptions as well as a window into the plight of those struggling to survive where basic necessities may not be available. The adventure includes meeting a future Prime Minister, a missing baby, and many other surprises.

The medical mystery in Children of Dreams was featured on Animal Planet’s “Monsters Inside Me,” in the episode of “Shapeshifters.”

Ms. Roberts’ appearance on the show was to inform adopting families about certain medical conditions endemic in developing countries.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032847380
  • Publisher: Lorilyn Roberts
  • Publication date: 11/4/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 787,038
  • File size: 337 KB

Meet the Author

Lorilyn Roberts is a Christian author who writes children's picture books, adult nonfiction, memoirs, and a young adult Christian fantasy series, Seventh Dimension. The first in the series, The Door, was just published (October 2012).

Lorilyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama, which included international study in Israel and England. She received her Masters in Creative Writing from Perelandra College and is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature.

Lorilyn is the founder of the John 316 Marketing Network, a network of Christian authors who are passionate about promoting books with a Christian worldview.

To learn more about Lorilyn, please visit her website at http://lorilynroberts.com or blog at http://lorilynroberts.blogspot.com. You can follow her on twitter at http://twitter.com/lorilynroberts. To connect with her personally, you can contact her by email at llwroberts at cox.net.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2013

    Recommend ,especially if your considering adoption

    Enjoyed all the information given especially the discription of the country making you feel you were there. Could have had less On the spiritual as I felt it was slightly overdone. Otherwise a good book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2013

    Silverkit

    Flyed there

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2013

    Echokit

    Is carried there

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