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My Crazy Adoption Blog/Kari Gibson

{Guest Story} I’m Doing It Afraid For God

By | Mission-Hearted, My Life Is Crazy Too | 7 Comments

As I walked out of the airport doors and into the hot thick air taking my first steps on Haitian soil, my first thoughts were, “I’m ACTUALLY in another country…a third-world country!” I remember being in absolute wonder and amazement by how God had even gotten me there. How God molded me and prepared me all of those years before, as well as, strengthened my parents with just the right amount of peace and comfort to cover them while I was on my first of many adventures to come. God started breaking my heart …

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Weekend Crazy Links I Love

By | Everyday Life | 3 Comments

I love sharing links I love. I love sharing your links you love. This new weekly series, Crazy Links I Love will be a place you can share your best links, posts, recipes, helpful tips, projects, fundraisers … your favorite things every weekend. I want to be a cheerleader for you, a shout-out for you, and a place you can share your gifts, talents, and passions with other bloggers. You can also connect with me personally with an email. It’s really simple to share: Link-up your favorite links with the Inlinkz tool at the end of the post. Let’s get this party started… check out my favorite links this week!

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Weekend Crazy Links I Love

By | Everyday Life | One Comment

I love sharing links I love. I love sharing your links you love. This new series, Crazy Links I Love will be a place you can share your best links, posts, recipes, helpful tips, projects, fundraisers … your favorite things. I want to be a cheerleader for you, a shout-out for you, and a place you can share your gifts, talents, and passions with other bloggers. It’s really simple to share: Link-up your favorite links with the Inlinkz tool. Let’s get this party started … this week, Simply Love tees for sale and Tea Collection links.

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Are You Ready To Get Crazy on My Crazy Adoption Blog?

By | Adoption, Everyday Life, Mission-Hearted, Orphan Care, Parenting | 17 Comments

This year brings big changes in my life with homeschooling, writing a book, juggling mommyhood, serving locally, and all the crazy stuff in-between that comes with a new God-adventure. A few months ago, a dear friend gave My Crazy Adoption blog a beautiful transformation from top to bottom and made things easier for you, my faithful readers to find current posts, as well as collected topics from the past six years of blogging about parenting, adoption, orphan care, and missions while our family served and loved big living in Ethiopia, Haiti, and Nicaragua.

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3 Toughest Adjustments With Change

By | Everyday Life, Parenting | 45 Comments

I have committed the ultimate blog sin and have been on a blogging hiatus for the past few weeks. I have been MIA and every day feeling the tug in my heart to share with you the reason. So here it goes, I have been feeling the impact of major change in every area of my life. Everything has changed. It’s been overwhelming and it’s time to let you know and seek wisdom and advice and prayer. Also, I have some really big news ….

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What really happens when we give extravagant love?

By | Adoption, Mission-Hearted, Orphan Care, Parenting | 3 Comments

One of the most beautiful stories of love in scripture is when Mary washed the feet of Jesus with her (really) expensive perfume and her hair. I’m sure everyone in the room was shocked beyond belief by her behavior. Culturally, this was unheard of and unacceptable. She was judged, ridiculed, misunderstood, and even mocked. Mary’s behavior to others was … well, just a little crazy.

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