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Trisha Priebe


11/22/2019

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ | Mister Rogers Movie Review

“Hello, Neighbor.” With those two little words—and the familiar opening song and sequence—viewers like you and me who grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood are instantly transported back to the cozy, low-tech set we knew and loved. If you’ve ever wondered …

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11/04/2019

Movie Night: 5 Family Films About Adoption

Movies can be a helpful catalyst for conversation. And since adoption is a time-tested theme in entertainment, many choices exist. Not all family-friendly movies containing an adoption element are a good idea, however. If you’re looking to avoid a movie (a.k.a. The Avengers) whose …

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10/30/2019

November is National Adoption Month!

Here at Lifesong, we believe every month is adoption awareness month. But we’re grateful November has been recognized nationally as National Adoption Awareness Month! Whether or not you have been personally impacted by adoption, here are 3 ways you can make this month impactful— …

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10/28/2019

The Powerful Story Behind Orphan Sunday

In Lusaka, Zambia—a city of over 1 million people—is a tiny compound called Kalingalinga. Here, the roads are dusty as the sun beats an eternal inferno on the heads of street vendors selling vegetables to make ends meet. Children laugh as they …

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10/23/2019

How to Use Your Holiday Budget to Make the Biggest Impact

The average American will spend approximately $650 on gifts this year. Which, according to the National Retail Federation, will total more than $465 billion during this holiday season. That’s a lot of money, and it’s a lot of opportunities to …

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10/16/2019

How to Pray about Adoption

Prayer is easily one of our best and most underutilized tools. It’s not because we don’t want to pray. Nor is it because we don’t believe prayer is powerful. Sometimes we simply don’t know what to pray. Life—and specifically adoption—can get really complicated, so …

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10/09/2019

Something Needs to Change | David Platt

“Something needs to change!” David Platt’s vulnerable new book, Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent Need takes you along on a journey through the Himalayan mountains where Platt witnesses urgent physical and …

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09/11/2019

How to Tell Your Child’s Story: 3 Thoughts

You are raising an incredible, resilient child. And, by design, you are your child’s greatest cheerleader. You get to champion the story. As a fellow adoptive parent, I have the desire to shout from the rooftops what God is doing …

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09/04/2019

Where Pain and Purpose Meet

Caring for children in need is not a natural decision. If it were instinctive, far more people would do it. And God wouldn’t need to remind us throughout the Bible to make it a priority. Caring for children in need—whether working …

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08/26/2019

Orphan Sunday is November 10!

Orphan Sunday is coming—the day Christians around the globe will stand together for the orphan—and now is the time to plan what God would have you do. Take a look at some resources—   November 10, 2019: One day. One voice. …

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