30th Dec

It’s gonna be a Haitian Christmas!

Well friends, we’ve passed 5 days here in beautiful Haiti preparing for the Christmas trip of a lifetime! We will be throwing many Christmas parties during the week for various orphanage ministries and in many locations. Follow along as we partner with Americans from New York, Florida and Georgia and serve at Good Shepherd Orphanage! […]

07th Dec
Our donkey, living the dream...

November Recap

Yesterday I had a chance to stop by UACCB and see some of the folks I used to work with. My real purpose in visiting was to take care of some business for the online classes I’ll be teaching in the spring, but I had a great time catching up and hearing how the fall […]

04th Dec

Help! My House Smells!

It smells AMAZING! Why? Because our shipment of Life is Hope Coffee just arrived to our door! We are so excited to be a part of selling this coffee to benefit Life is Hope Orphanage. Life is Hope South is a non-profit organization that exists to fund-raise and bring awareness to Life is Hope Orphanage. Their founder, […]

04th Dec

We’re home, for now!

After spending this past weekend with our Pelican family up in (freezing cold) Minneapolis, Minnesota, we are finally home and getting geared up for our next adventure, a month in Haiti. This past week was wonderful. We had a wonderful time of meetings, vision casting, trainings and fellowship. Here are a few of the highlights: […]

20th Nov
Sevenly Shirts

Sevenly.org Followup: T-Shirts

Just wanted to post a quick follow up to Bethany’s last post on Orphan Awareness Month. She mentioned in that post about ordering some shirts through Sevenly.org to help support Show Hope, an organization that is “dedicated to engaging the church to care for orphans and reducing the financial barriers to adoption” by helping provide adoption and […]

13th Nov

Orphan Awareness Month – Giveaway!

Edit: This post is from 2012 and is a little out-dated.. we have a new initiative for Orphan Awareness Month 2013, along with a series of guest posts by adoptive mothers. Enjoy! —– It’s our first give-away friends! Everyone knows a good blog needs a giveaway every once in a while! So here it goes! […]

06th Nov

A latte and a scone.

As we begin this month of November, we want to let you know where we are at financially. For our overall goal of $20,000, we’ve still got 10 months till August. So let’s look at our short-term goals. We currently have around 250 unique visitors each month that visit our site. With far more views than […]

31st Oct

Bethany’s Home!!!

As you all likely know, Bethany was gone for about a week and a half earlier this month to lead a mission trip at the Life is Hope orphanage in Haiti. To be honest, I was a little bit jealous.. here I had to stay back home while she went to serve and enjoy a […]

30th Oct

Ah Ji Ji! Ah Ja Ja!

Whoa, what a wonderful trip I had! Thank you all for your concern with Hurricane Sandy, we were fine and safe. All we endured was flooding and high winds. My team was amazing, the ministry was amazing and well, let’s just recap. I flew in late Thursday afternoon to Marlo and Jeanty walking down the […]

23rd Oct

Life is Hope October 2012

Just wanted to make a quick post and say that things are going great in Haiti so far this week! The team I’m working with is amazing. They are working at the Life is Hope orphanage doing construction on the new orphanage and ministry with the kids there. You can keep up with what’s going […]

15th Oct

Children and well.. not.

So as we all know, yesterday was Sunday which means… church! The sermon was about giving your whole life to Christ. That most of the time we think the American dream = the Christian right. That for some reason, since we are Christians we deserve a “perfect” life; a well-paying job, 3 bedroom home with 3 […]

10th Oct

Feeling Overwhelmed?

You know those days where there is more on the to-do list than there is time in the day, not to mention the mental stamina to get through it all? Yeah, this week’s been one of those days. With such a tough week of loss here in our town behind us and all I have […]