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Why chip cards are bad for Orphans

It took me months to figure out what was going on.  At first I thought that maybe people were changing and now they just didn’t care as much about orphans any more, or perhaps it was our fault, maybe we just aren’t good at telling the story of why it matters that we take care of these …

Some great news for our family

Well we made it, me and our youngest two daughters landed in Ethiopia and are starting our three week journey to the place that we used to call home for so many years.   And my goodness is it weird to be back this time.   First though let me tell you why our family is having …

Hope in every future

I am going to admit something that I don’t think I have ever said to anybody.  And I don’t mean that in the ‘come read my fantastic blog about my secrets which are really just enticing things to get more eyeballs’ sort of way, I meant that in the ‘I have been scared to admit …

Shoes!

In a little less than two weeks me and our two youngest girls are heading back to Ethiopia to spend some time catching up with all that we have going on over there.   4 AM phone calls will only get you so far, sometimes you just need to sit down with everyone and look into …

Ripping my heart apart

Wow, it has been too long here.   With our family getting moved into our new (and still un-finished remodeled) house this month, I have not found much time to sit down here and write.  I promise, more to come in the way of updates.    I will sum it all up with this for now; …