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I turned 34 yesterday. And in thinking over the road ahead of 34, I spent a lot of time reviewing the journey of 33. It is believed JesusView full post »


Hi everyone – We have been home for two weeks now, and coming back to the Christmas season has proven to be quite chaotic. TheView full post »

Almost there

Good morning, or evening- no wait, afternoon! Too many time zones and too little sleep, I have no idea what time it is. Just wanted toView full post »

See you soons

Friends- Managed to find Wi-fi for just long enough to get this out. We have to say “see you soon” to baby Lu today and thenView full post »

With Thanksgiving

Hello beautiful friends- It is about 9pm Thursday evening here in Addis, and I am sure many of you are sitting down to tables of turkeys,View full post »

We made it!

Hi everyone! We have arrived in Addis Ababa and are settling into our room to try to get some sleep. It is tuesday night about 11pm here.View full post »

Away we go!

We are preparing to board our first flight in just a few minutes and will arrive in Ethiopia Tuesday night. Thank you for all your prayersView full post »

Painting for Lulu || Richmond Family Adoption

One of the questions we are asked most often about our adoption process, is what our other children think about it all. Our three-year-old,View full post »

Due in Court!

Yes! We have finally been given our court date in Ethiopia and we will be there over Thanksgiving! I am already praying my heart can handleView full post »

Yes, more waiting…

…And waiting, but with hope and ends in sight. We can’t believe it has already been nearly six weeks since we received the callView full post »


We are celebrating this week over receiving our long-awaited referral! We are completely blown-away and still letting it all sink in, thatView full post »

Golf Benefit on Monday, April 4th!

Hi friends – we wanted to post one more short reminder about the Set a New Course Benefit taking place in just a few short days.View full post »