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Showing Hope as a Family—and Experiencing Hope in Return

August 25, 2017

This blog was written by Nate and Julie, who are LifeHope sponsors. As a LifeHope sponsor, they fund an entire Adoption Aid grant, which is $418 monthly or $5,000 annually, each year. This act of loving generosity has had a profound effect on their family as they have engaged in orphan care together. You can become a LifeHope […]

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3 Adoption Stories You Should See

June 12, 2017

Adoption is a beautiful, messy, amazing journey. Each adoption journey is different and unique, but one thing they have in common is God’s providence and direction. We have hope that in the midst of loss he is weaving together a tapestry of love and family. These three adoption stories place that love on display. The […]

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How to Decide on an Adoption Agency

February 21, 2017

This the is part two of our blog series “So, You’re Thinking About Adopting.” We highly encourage you to read part one if you haven’t already, and you can go check that out here. If you have, and you’re here, then you’re stepping into the first big, tangible decision in the adoption process. Our most frequently […]

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So, You’re Thinking About Adoption

February 17, 2017

To begin, we need to start with an important belief held by Show Hope: Not everyone is called to adopt, but everyone is called to do something. Adoption is not the only answer to solving the global orphan crisis, but one of many options to be considered when praying over how God has called you […]

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7 Great Quotes About Family

February 14, 2017

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” — Desmond Tutu “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones you accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who […]

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5 Books About Adoption You Should Read

February 8, 2017

The adoption journey is many things. It is beautiful, and it is hard. It is joyful, and it is sad. It is the best thing, and it is the hardest thing. And it is certainly confusing. There are a lot of useful stories and resources along the way. We have found these five books to be […]

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What is TBRI?

January 9, 2017

The world of adoption can be complex and confusing. There’s a lot of new terminology—words and acronyms—for all of the different aspects of this life. Even for those of us who live in it, it can be hard to grasp. For those unfamiliar with this world, it can seem to make no sense at all. […]

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The Soul Felt Its Worth

January 4, 2017

Although the Christmas season is fading into the past, it’s still sticking around in my mind. There’s something special about Christmas carols. Regardless of why we love them, there is significant truth in so many of the songs we sing. The first stanza of “O, Holy Night” contains the line, “Til He appeared and the […]