A bit of our story

I have been meaning to post this for a long time, but something always seems to be going on that I need to write about, today though is one of those quiet days, the kids are all doing good at Bring Love In, and the exceedingly long wait for the 12 new children who are...

Moving Africa Forward

  I can’t explain it, but this morning I woke up with a heaviness for the people of this country that we live and work in, like someone had tied a big weight to my back and with every step away from the comfort of my bed it’s load hung on me with increasing...

Oh, and I would walk 500 miles!

As I sit down to write this post all I can think of is that Proclaimers song from the 90s.  You know the one.. “Oh I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more just to be the man who walked a thousand miles to drop down at your door.”   I know, I...

Give a kid some shoes

Thanks so much for all of the great ideas on our shoe sourcing problem for the kids in our program here in Ethiopia, we received more than 50 messages from people who are willing to help out with stuffing their luggage full of shoes, we are still sorting through all...

A shoe problem that needs a great big solution

With 45 kids in our direct care, and another 91 in the sponsorship program, we pass out an incredible number of shoes. Way more than I would ever have guessed if you had asked me a few years ago.   These kids wear holes in the bottom of their shoes like nobodies...

Three Sisters

A beautiful moment with three of Tedbab’s girls while they took a walk together.   I need not say how happy this makes my heart…

Happy (not belated) Easter

You might already know this, but it was a surprise to me.  Holidays all around the world are not necessarily on the same calendar, for that matter many countries are not on the same calendar or clock as America’s either, as I sit here and write this in Ethiopia...

The weight of forever

Since we began, since the idea of creating families from widows and orphans in Ethiopia was just that, an idea, we have spoken of how we wanted this ministry to be sustainable. But gosh I hate that word, I hate how it has been used to mean so many different things...
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