Monthly Archives September 2015

Fundraiser Update!

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“How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who fear you, that you bestow in the sight of all, on those who take refuge in you.” Psalm 31:19

fundraiser

The Lord has been so good to us through the outstretch of His body! We had about 75 people gather together for one awesome night resulting in almost $1,300.00 raised for our adoption!!!

And the best part is, we still have a few more pledged gifts coming!

How faithful and gracious is our God?!

A big shout out to our volunteers, band members and tech guys who selflessly gave up HOURS of their time to make this all come together. Jordan and I certainly wouldn’t have been able to accomplish a shadow of what we did without you.

We still have a LONG way to go, but our hearts are encouraged by the generosity of those with pocke...

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The fierce corner of my heart

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UGH.

Can I vent a little bit? 

I am just beyond frustrated, discouraged… just all of the above today.

I KNOW that the Lord has called us to walk this adoption journey. And I am beyond assured that this road leads to Africa. And YES, this means that one day I will have children that do not look like me

But that said, I am getting so sick and tired of hearing that the color of my children’s skin is a reason I should be hesitant to adopt at all. I can think of so many other legitimate reasons of why adoption will be challenging. But to quickly answer your question: no, I’m not naive. I know that we will have to tackle the white/black subject. BUT WHY aren’t the other issues seen as a reason of concern over ethnicity? Things like language. Malnutrition. Culture shock...

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