Break My Heart for What Breaks Yours: Reflections on Our Orphanage Visit

Five weeks ago today, my heart was broken in the most radical way. The breaking took exactly twenty-four minutes, but I’ll never view the world the same way again. Five weeks ago today, I pulled up to a dilapidated building in the middle of a rundown city in China in a silver van, accompanied byContinue reading “Break My Heart for What Breaks Yours: Reflections on Our Orphanage Visit”

China: Days 3-6

Hey, friends! Happy Friday from China! We are wrapping up our time here in Hangzhou today and headed to the second destination in our trip – Guangzhou. Here’s what we’ve been up to! Tuesday morning, we had breakfast and then headed back to the Civil Affairs office to finalize the adoption in Brooks’s province andContinue reading “China: Days 3-6”

China: Days 1-2

Well, heyyyyyyy, from Hangzhou, China! (What in the actual world, y’all?!!) I cannot believe we are over 7,000 miles away from home right now. This trip has been quite the adventure so far. Here’s what we’ve been up to since Friday… We left DFW Friday afternoon and flew 14 hours to Beijing. Neither Blake norContinue reading “China: Days 1-2”