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Viljoen Family: Now our Family is Complete

Adoption isn’t typically part of the everyday family’s plan, but God has a special way of planting the seed in one’s heart and allow time for it to grow.

Ben and Izelle’s journey began 3 years before they started with the adoption process. Little did they know that their family would not be complete until Liya joined them. With four biological kids, Liya joined the family when their youngest, twins, were 3 years old, which now makes them a special bunch of friends.

Ben and Izelle, parents of these five beautiful children, tell of how adoption has taught them how God feels about them. “We stepped out in obedience and have grown spiritually so much ever since.” They also stand in awe of the positive ripple effect it has had on family relationships.

Liya is turning two in August. She brings a joy and a warmth to the family that binds them together. Her siblings adore her and she has favour with all! When asked to sum it up in a single thought, they self assuredly smile and say, “We will do it all over again.”

“We stepped out in obedience and have grown spiritually so much ever since.”

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