GRACE!

Recently I wrote a book, and by the look of my Facebook page and messages the story seems to be getting across clear to those who read it, some people are thanking me for being honest about the struggles, and open about my “at times ill driven motives”, others are...

Leaving so soon?

It hit me today, although I should have seen this coming a while ago. We are not going to be here when the next big bunch of kids come into their new families. In two days we leave for our fund raising tour in America… And there is just no way that the kids are coming...

The man they used to call Yabi

Today I want to talk about Yabi, only that is not his name any more. And I guess I should start my story out there. His real name isn’t actually Yabi, it is Yabibal, which is an old traditional name from the north of Ethiopia, a name that has long since been shortened...

I needed a reminder today

While we try to focus our attention on little Setota, we can’t help but keep an eye on the calendar as we countdown the days until the next big group of children come into our new families. Today I found myself scrolling through the old blog posts on here in...

Time stopped and…

Jessie is out at dinner with the Ethiopian Smile Dental team that we have here in town this week. And if you are noticing a bit of a trend where I write more when Jessie is gone, it’s true. For me writing is like getting sucked into the eye of a tornado. Yes there...