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{Guest Series} Finding My Faith On The Journey of Life

By | My Life Is Crazy Too | No Comments

Going into the summer, I thought knew what that plan was. I thought that I was supposed to get a full time job, make some money, and work until school started, but God had other plans for me, which He slowly began to reveal to me, one lighted step at a time. The very moment I chose to look to Him and asked for His help, He gently reaches down to me, lifts me off the ground, dusts me off, and reaffirms to me that He has an amazing plan for my life. Read more of Alexie’s story…

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Baby J

{Guest Series} A Mom’s Journey Loving Big 23 Foster Care Children

By | Adoption, My Life Is Crazy Too | 11 Comments

Foster care scared me to death! My first reaction was, “no, there is no way I can do that. I can’t love a child like my own and then say good-bye, I’d get way too attached.” Well, now three years and twenty-three children later God has shown me over and over that what He calls you to, He equips you for. “I” can’t do any of this, but He can do miraculous things when we say yes to His call. Read Laura’s amazing story…

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My Crazy Adoption

Your Small Yes Can Change The World…Even In The Mess {Win Book #5}

By | Everyday Life, Orphan Care | 20 Comments

Today, I’m saying my #YES live and speaking at the #CAFO2014 Summit 10 conference in Chicago! What a honor to share my testimony and encourage orphan-hearted people from all over the world. Today’s blog guest will blow you away! She said YES and moved to Rwanda to serve orphans. I’m giving away the 5th and last FREE copy of Rhinestone Jesus! Thank you for partying with me this week and celebrating together saying Yes In Our Mess! [Winner Announced]

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Yes In My Mess, Rhinestone Jesus

Wednesday WOW: Look Who’s Saying Yes, Yes, Yes In Their Messes {Win Book #3}

By | Everyday Life | 12 Comments

I wanted to introduce you to a few bloggers who are all saying Yes In Their Messes. I love this amazing community of moms who are willing to put it all out there and share their struggles, pain, and joys in their blogs. I know you will be encouraged and know your small every day yes matters so much more than you think it does. I’m giving away the 3rd book today! [Winner Announced]

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Hope For Korah

How To Make 14 Men With Leprosy Feel Whole Again

By | Everyday Life, Mission-Hearted | 3 Comments

I will never forget the first time I got kissed on the lips from an old man with leprosy. I remember thinking, gosh, can I get this hideous disease from a kiss? I honestly had no idea, but, ended up getting more kisses, hugs, and hand holding all week with the most precious group of men I had ever met in my life. I was in love. For $60 a month you can sponsor a Hope For Korah Elder. Learn more here …

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