Tag Archives: orphan care

for the mothers

“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 … Continue reading

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why i became a journalist

  I studied journalism because everyone is living a story worth telling. Because there are amazing, beautiful things happening every day in the midst of the shards of brokenness. I studied journalism because our words wield power. Our letters nestled … Continue reading

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why orphan sunday matters

Today, a lot of people gather to remember + advocate + brainstorm how we can come together to deeply care for, serve, and love children who are forgotten. Children of all ages, in all locations, who are not being cared … Continue reading

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Mr. & Mrs. Craig Go To Washington!

Last week, an email popped up on my phone with the subject line: Angels in Adoption Awardee Welcome Packet. I thought it was spam and almost deleted it, but I (thankfully!) opened it and started reading: Congratulations on your selection … Continue reading

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orphan sunday

Today, Orphan Sunday, I join many others in remembering + praying for so many children who are parentless. I’m so thankful. So thankful for all who dedicate time and service to forgotten ones via foster care, missions, acts of love, + … Continue reading

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Adoption: Movement or Trend?

This post is pulled from Megan Hyatt Miller’s blog. You can see it in it’s original state here. I particularly like her 4th and 5th points. While talking with a friend about our adoption recently, she made a comment that … Continue reading

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a glad surrender.

A friend sent me today’s post from A Glad Surrender, a lent blog + devotional by Cornerstone Church in Ames. What a simple + poignant reminder that adoption can reflect the gospel. (Yes, those are the hands of my awesome … Continue reading

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