At the Drive-In
Ryan Parrish, Lance Black, and Jesse Fine kill in The Parallel.
This is my band.
We play one week from today. Hope to see you there. #theparallel
Give 1 Save 1 -
Do good. Be rich in good deeds. Be generous and willing to share.
1 Timothy 6:18
One of my most favorite adoption blogs is Give 1 Save 1…if you’re not familiar, swing by their site and take a look around here!
Right now, they have three separate - but equally delightful - blogs devoted to Domestic, African and Asian adoptions. They share great advice, product recommendations, fundraising ideas - aka all great things adoption-related! My favorite part is that each week they feature a video message from a family who is in the adoption process from a country in their respective regions. They suggest that you give just $1 towards this family - JUST $1 - which, is nothing to us individually, but is collectively enough to really help out the featured family with their adoption expenses. It’s amazing to see how much money they raise each week…so amazing.
The lovely ladies who run the blogs (did I mention they’re also Believers?) are inspiring and truly show how strong the adoption community and its supporters can be.
No Eastern Europe blog yet, but looks like they’re working on it! I’m personally hooked on the Africa and Asia pages.
this crazy little thing called love: Why Adoption? -
This is a question you get asked (harmlessly) quite often when you start sharing your plans to adopt - sometimes you’re asked very delicately, while other times people cut straight to chase in their attempt to understand your less than traditional family route.
Ryan and I have several reasons for…