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Meet Samuel-Thomas

February 13, 2019

Meet Samuel-Thomas! This 2-year-old doesn’t let anything stop him. He was admitted to our care one year ago and has come so far. We have enjoyed getting to know his personality and learning all the things that make him laugh. Samuel-Thomas is kind to his friends, and he is determined to try new things. He […]

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Chinese New Year Celebration

February 5, 2019

This week, children and their nannies at Maria’s Big House of Hope were able to celebrate Chinese New Year together. After decorating their festive headbands, the kids were all ready to bring in the “Year of the Pig.” The nannies enjoyed feeding the kids dumplings and cookies, and some of our little friends even practiced […]

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Looking Back at 2018

January 28, 2019

Thanks to your support, prayers, and partnership, we had the opportunity to care for some pretty amazing little treasures at our Care Centers in China this past year! As you enjoy this glimpse back at some of the children impacted in 2018, we ask that you continue to pray with us for each child—that they […]

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Summer Fun at Maria’s Big House of Hope

September 6, 2017

Summer is on its way out, and the children at Maria’s Big House of Hope celebrated the season to the fullest with an end-of-summer party. With pools filled, sunglasses on, and brightly colored decorations strung overhead, everyone was ready for the party to start. Without a frown in sight, the children dove in. They had so […]

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June Spotlight: Zahara

June 12, 2017

This precious girl’s dimples and joyous laughter will melt any heart. Meet Zahara, a darling 2 year old who came into our care with congenital heart disease when she was only 2 months old. Since then, we have seen her personality blossom. She has a sweet, tender heart. She loves to follow the nurses on […]

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Trip Reflections: Thoughts After China

June 5, 2017

Thinking about the orphan crisis is one thing. Coming face to face with real children living without parents changes everything. It’s no longer a distant idea, it’s a concrete reality with a face and a name—one that can rock your world. When you step into Maria’s Big House of Hope, one of Show Hope’s Care […]

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A Whimsical God

March 24, 2017

Have you ever pictured God as whimsical? I hadn’t until about eight years ago. I’ve often pictured God as loving, gentle, strong, and jealous—you know, the characteristics many of us grew up reading about. Those characteristics would allow my imagination to conjure up a picture of God in my mind. Whether that was an image […]

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Valentine’s Day Celebration at Maria’s Big House of Hope

February 14, 2017

It’s Valentine’s Day at Maria’s Big House of Hope. The children celebrated in style with red and pink heart-shaped sunglasses on their faces and decorations galore. The kids had so much fun decorating heart-shaped sugar cookies, which they made during preschool earlier in the day. The staff and nannies praised their creativity as they piled […]