“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As we celebrate Mother’s Day, I think about the wisdom nestled into this African proverb. I look at this photo of women living across the globe who fight cultural oppression and opposition to farm coffee beans to provide for […]Read More for the mothers
Meet Zach + Valerie Metz. Aren’t they just the cutest? They also have big hearts. I’m so thankful that our paths have crossed in this little Iowa town. I met Valerie when she was like the coolest person I’d ever seen in this corner of the state. She was waiting tables and we talked about […]Read More love to burkina: meet valerie
I’m so thrilled to share how you can get one of these gorgeous kantha quilts. And I will below, so keep reading. But first, I just have to tell you about much I love the connections God makes. For how terrible the Internet world can be sometimes, it can also allow us to make connections […]Read More gorgeous quilts for adoption
Holiday shopping is stressful, right? What to buy? Who to buy for? How much to spend? I’m thrilled to share an absolutely lovely way you can get some holiday shopping done + do some good, too. My friend Natalie has been a guest here for National Adoption Month, sharing her heart + journey to adopting twin boys. (You […]Read More shop with a purpose: necklace auction
Some of my fave things: Handmade jewelry, supporting adoption, strong coffee, the risen King, lovely friends, and free things! This giveaway combines all of those things! Yay, right? I’m thrilled to share my friend Natalie‘s necklace giveaway to support the adoption of twin boys from Central Africa. Enter below to win this darling ‘All I […]Read More coffee + jesus necklace giveaway to support adoption
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I've ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
Statistics and numbers and pictures of sad + lonely children can overwhelm us. We feel disconnected. We know that the multitude of orphans is sad and it’s wrong and it’s not what God intended, but we feel a disconnect. A void. How could we possibly help? How do we do more than put a band-aid […]Read More an easy + real way to help.