"How’s Your Heart?"

Our first reports of Kalkidan used words such as “active” and “energetic”. We chuckled a little, knowing that those presumably understated words could describe some of our other children. Then my friend went to visit Kalkidan and wrote to me. Here are a few excerpts: “She is absolutely the most outgoing child there…she sings,...

Experiencing Loss

We knew the day was coming, but we didn’t know it would be Saturday. Our faithful dog, Whidbey, died yesterday and was buried by our old apple trees. It was a sad day, but we are thankful that we had so many years with him. One day, more than eleven years ago, the children...