Making a Difference


This is a post from Guest Columnist – Sarah Thacker of Sarah Thacker Adoption Coaching and Consulting.

147 million orphans?

350,000 cases of cholera being reported in Haiti?

925 million hungry people worldwide?

27 million people are slaves across the world?

422,773 kids in foster care in the United States?

115,000 kids in the US waiting to be adopted?

1 million children are exploited in the world sex trade every year?

$32 billion was made in the sex trade last year?

Ahhhh! Overwhelm. Too much. Turn the channel. Quit thinking about it. [Read more…]

Hope: A feeling of Expectation


On September 30, 2009, there were an estimated 423,773 children in foster care. (Source)

I wonder how many of those children still have hope…..hope to find a home, hope that a family who will love them, hope that they may be able to go home again, hope that where they spend the night tonight will feel welcomed, not so foreign and scared.

May is National Foster Care month – an opportunity to examine what you can do to help children who are in the system, come along families who are housing children or even just actively pray for all involved. [Read more…]

Ten Minute Tuesday 2/22


Enjoy this beautiful version on ‘Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus by Casting Crowns –  sometimes this is just what you need to help you make it through a challenging day.

I am on vacation this week with my family – enjoying some time away from the computer and creating those memories that will be talked about for years to come.

As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem. – Isaiah 66:13 NIV

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