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, + so much more. So thankful for the children who will never again carry the label […]

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an easy + real way to help.

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 […]

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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 husband and son.) “Pure and undefiled religions before our God and Father is this: to […]

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You probably already know this, but I thought I’d make an offical blog announcement, too: I’m going to be a mommy! The hubster and I are adoping a 4-month-old baby boy. His name is Joseph and we could not be more excited. We are traveling to west Africa to visit him in February and we […]

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