Thursday, May 29, 2014

#practicalorphancare

This summer I won't be going back to China. I feel like China has become a huge part of who I am and I am super sad that I won't be able to return to this country that I've grown to love so much. So, instead of sulking over what I will miss, I am going to turn my focus into what I can be doing while I am at home.

I will be starting a "series" of sorts here called Practical Orphan Care.

We will be hearing from others on what James 1:27 means to them and how they acted on that. It will be everything from adoption stories, mission trip stories, people who have never gone, and more. We will hear from some dear friends of mine who I have loved to work alongside and some new friends who I know through the online community.

I am praying that this will be a series where a community can grow around caring for the least of these.

The "series" will be kind of sporadic, so check back to see who we'll be hearing from. Share the button below and please let me know if you would like to be a part of #practicalorphancare

Monday we will start by hearing from Wynne Elder! I'm so excited for you all to hear from her!



15 comments:

  1. What an awesome idea! So you were working in orphanages in China? My husband and I are hoping to start the Chinese adoption process pretty soon, since it can take so long.

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    1. Yes! I've been to China working in an orphanage for three years! It has my heart! I've blogged about it and have all my blogs under my travel tab at the top! What great news! If you are looking for a special needs child, the wait time is not as long! But it is an extensive process! Let me know if I can be of any help!

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  2. I look forward to reading more about this! Thank you for sharing! <3

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  3. Looking forward to reading! Thank you for sharing!

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  4. Super idea, can not wait to read it.

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  5. This is going to be great! Yay!

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  6. Oh this makes my heart happy. My boyfriends AUnt and Uncle adopted a little girl from an orphanage in CHina almost a year ago. She is the sweetest and has come a long way from how she was when they first brought her back to the states. I am looking forward to this!

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    1. How awesome! It's so amazing to see how much changes in a child once they are home with love from a family! So glad you're along for the ride!

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  7. I've always wanted to help in orphanages! Can't wait for the series to start!

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  8. Were you working in a orphanage in China? My older brother lived in Shanghai for many years and really enjoyed experiencing a different culture.

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    1. Yes! I worked in the Hunan province in an orphanage for a few summers! You can read my blogs under my travel tab at the top! How awesome! I love China so much, as I'm sure he did!

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  9. This is going to be one fantastic series! That's so amazing that you give your time and talents to those kids!

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  10. Love this idea! As a foster momma and one day I'm sure adoptive momma and every day momma momma I'm all in!

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  11. What a great idea! Can't wait to follow along and see the posts about James 1:27 :)

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