Dedicated to feeding the souls of those who care for the orphaned, the vulnerable…the least of these.
Kim de Blecourt

 

What I Learned About God from a Cockroach

September 1st, 2014

I pulled my only cooking pot off the counter to start dinner. That’s when I saw him. The huge cockroach fell onto the kitchen floor, and boldly strutted across to...

  • CONTEST – Together for Adoption Conference

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  • The Pain of Empty Arms

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  • Trying Something New

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  • Remembering Lena

    Learning of the death of a loved one comes in flashes: An unexpected phone call, devastating news, hard, ugly sobs, kindness of friends, old and new, telling family, holding my…

  • The 1 Thing

    In these days of countries closed to international adoption and dwindling adoption numbers, many who care for the orphaned around the globe are frustrated. Many waiting adoptive parents are crushed….

  • Stop Adoption Ping-Pong & Support CHIFF

    Whenever you hear about adoptive parents being “stuck” in an international adoption, this is what is most likely going on behind the scenes:   Parent(s) prepare paperwork for suitability to…

  • 3 Reasons CHIFF Needs to Pass

    The little boy was “unadoptable.” That’s what Eastern European bureaucracy said. Once labeled, his chance of a successful life was virtually non-existent. The Children in Families First (CHIFF) bill [S….

  • My Messy, Post Adoption Life

    “Hi. Haven’t seen you in a while. How are you?” That may be a dangerous question, my friend. Because you see, we are living the post-adoption life in our household,…

  • Lost and Found – Part 2

    How do you handle times of worry or fear?   When I’m in the mist of worry, fear or even despair, I typically sing. Singing has always been my “go…

  • Lost and Found

    This weekend, I answered our (adopted) son’s long-standing questions about his birth family. He started asking me questions when he was a little over the age of five. I answered…

 
 

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