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Trisha Priebe


06/12/2019

Good Grief: 7 Ways to See Your Grief as a Gift

Heartache is nearly a pre-requisite on the foster care/adoption journey. You probably know already that no foster care or adoption story is without loss or grief … and not only for the child. Maybe you’ve experienced— Infertility Loss of a dream Difficult …

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06/10/2019

Critical Need: Men in Orphan Care

Dad, you are needed in orphan care today more than ever. Men are called to protect and provide for families, and to help father fatherless children. In Deuteronomy 10:18, God set an extraordinary example by “executing justice for the fatherless.” This is …

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05/29/2019

Run with Purpose

June 8, 2019. A week from Saturday, orphan advocates and exercise enthusiasts will gather at the Connie Link Amphitheater in Normal, IL, for the annual Safe House Walk/Run to help care for the girls living at the Safe House in …

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05/24/2019

Connected to a Bigger Picture

Like you, we love hearing how God provides for waiting children and adoptive families. Where He leads, He provides. We received the following note from a family who received a matching grant and brought their precious little girl home from …

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05/15/2019

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

Funding is one of the most intimidating yet critical pieces of the adoption process. Discussing the fees associated with adoption services can make us very uncomfortable. Because words matter, it is critical that whenever we discuss adoption funding we do …

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05/13/2019

7 Powerful Quotes from CAFO2019

CAFO2019 Summit just ended in Louisville, KY. Over 2000 people from 100 nations gathered in 1 place for 1 reason: to glorify God by learning better how to love and reach children and families in need. And whether or not …

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05/08/2019

Surviving Motherhood: 7 Thoughts from Fellow Moms

Mom, we see you. We know about the long nights, the unseen tears, and the wordless prayers. We see you, and we praise God for you. Last year a group of 14 fellow adoptive moms from around the country got …

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04/19/2019

Why Adoption is Supposed to be Hard

My wife and I had been home from China with Jeremiah for 6 weeks. And when people asked me how we’re all doing I’d usually say, “We’re alive, and that’s our only goal right now, so good I think.” We could …

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04/12/2019

Dumbo Movie | A Caution to Foster and Adoptive Parents

  Who doesn’t love seeing an old classic re-made? Much to the delight of audiences young and old, Burton’s colorful reimagining of the 1941 Disney classic, Dumbo, hit theaters recently, and the ratings suggest it might be safe for a …

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04/10/2019

How the Easter Story Is Your Greatest Motivation

When we read about the death of Christ, we can’t wait to get to Easter morning. We want to see Christ victorious! But even in our enthusiasm to see good triumph over evil, it’s easy to miss how Jesus’s death and …

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