Thank You: A Super Powerful Message

Thank You: A Super Powerful Message

Everyone likes a thankful person. It can make or break a day. God gave us a gift of 86,400 seconds in a day. Have you used one to say ‘thank you’? ~ William Ward As a mom of almost 10 children, I need help daily. I have two choices. I can boss and order...

Older Child Adoption: Story 4

  This is last post of my Older Child Adoption series and it is a beautiful one. My hope has been that something shared would spur hearts toward bringing home an older child. The only requirement? Love. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the...
Older Child Adoption: Story 3

Older Child Adoption: Story 3

Meet Suzanne Meledo. We met in China in 2013 when we were adopting PC and EC, and she was adopting this beautiful boy in the photo above. We have stayed in touch through the years, and she inspires me each day with her awesome Pilates moves. She blogs at Surpassing...
Older Child Adoptions

Older Child Adoptions

Today’s topic is one I have no experience to even speak to, but older adoption is heavy on my heart. Do you have any idea what happens to children aging out of orphanages around the world? Orphan Hosting writes, “On the face of it, this means that the...
Big Family vs Orphanage

Big Family vs Orphanage

Question: Do you think a big family is really better than an orphanage? I cringe at the thought of an orphanage but am forced to face the reality of them every day. Six of our children were kept alive in one. It was their only hope until we chose God’s call in James...
How Much Did They Cost?

How Much Did They Cost?

I really can’t believe I forgot this question earlier this week when I wrote It’s Your Mission {Not Their’s}… How Much Did They Cost? My friend Stacy reminded me it is probably the most offensive one: “The most offensive question I get is...