“I can certainly tell who his daddy is….”
“He looks just like you!”
“Wow. The resemblance is amazing.”
Any father-son might hear comments such as these from time to time.
But what if that child’s parents did not share the same cultural heritage, history, or genealogy. What if 7x removed, there was still no genetic connection?
Then clearly, there must be a God connection.
From the first moment we laid eyes on our 3 day old son’s 1×1 inch picture, we saw a similarity. And the resemblance was confirmed with every. single. picture.
He is his father’s son in looks, and his mother’s son in emotions. His athletic prowess–well, he clearly didn’t inherit those from us!
I know the remarkable similarities will change as we age, and that nature will alter nurture. But you can never convince me that he was not meant, since the beginning of time, to be our son . He was brought to us through the lives, tears, joys, and pain of others, so that we can never claim him as “our creation”. He is our gift, our charge, our blessing.
Miracle after miracle made him our mini-me.