Education, and the funny thing about Facebook

One of the things that we are learning (among many things, as I am sure you can assume) with the 45 children in our project is that they are all very far behind on their schooling.  Many of them did not attend school prior to their time at the government orphanage,...

Some pictures from school

I went with Thomas to pick up one of our girls who was complaining of a stomach ache at school today. And I could not help but snap some pictures. How cool is this place!?!

The boy in the corner

He is shy and clingy all at the same time, grabbing tight when you show him attention and yet struggles to maintain a sense of normal when someone is not actively loving on him.   Oh child, I can feel your pain, yet I know I have never known anything like it...

A picture is worth a thousand words, but…

I already told you how we felt that today was going to be a big one, after pouring our lives into creating the structure, and foundation behind the forever family structure, we were out of the country when kids finally started being placed in families, and today we...

Good morning

The sun is just starting to make its way over the green wheat fields out in front of our house here in Ethiopia, and already I can tell this is a really good morning!  We get to see the kids today!  Finally, after all that traveling in America we are back home, safe...