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Care Centers

That Big, Blue Building—An Excerpt

July 12, 2017

The following is an excerpt from Steven Curtis Chapman’s new book, “Between Heaven & the Real World.” This personal memoir presents a backstage look at our co-founder’s life and career that will touch the readers’ lives and fill their hearts with hope. You can order the book here. At the time of Maria’s accident, Show Hope […]

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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 […]

Trips

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 […]

Adoption Aid

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 […]

Adoption Aid

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 […]

Care Centers

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 […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Why the Empowered to Connect Conference Matters to my Family

February 6, 2017

A message from Elizabeth Occhipinti, the Co-Founder and President of Miriam’s Heart in New Jersey, as well as mother to five children. Miriam’s Heart will be hosting the Empowered to Connect Simulcast for the third time in 2017. In my conversations with others, it is clear that most of us have stuff we need to work […]

Advocates

A Lasting Resolution

January 31, 2017

As January comes to a close and New Year festivities fade into 2017 responsibilities, the initial buzz surrounding our New Year’s resolutions may be waning. Resolutions, despite all of the jokes surrounding them, are still made by most people. Many of us resolve to eat better, to exercise more, to read more, or maybe to […]