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Time To Step Up!

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Many of you who read my blog may remember these sweet boys…

Heath

Heath has been waiting so incredibly long for his family to find him.  He has spent his entire life in institutions, never knowing the love of a mom and dad, never getting hugs and kisses, never being able to run and play like every child should.  Heath now lives in a cold, desolate, sad place that is the mental institution he calls home.  Heath is very tiny for his age and it is most likely a daily ritual for the older, bigger boys to bully him and steal his food.  These children are litterally left to fend for themselves.

The good part…

Last week folks all over the nation came together on what became “Heath Day”, holding fundraisers and events to raise money for Heath’s adoption fund.  Now, with the thousands of generous people who came together and donated funds, Heath is fully funded!!!  Yay!  How amazing is this news!?

I am one of the many people who believe that if he is fully funded, his family will have nothing holding them back from claiming their son.  Heath now has a chance to be rescued!  I know Heath has such a bright little light inside him, and am so excited to see what his future holds!

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Well folks, I would like to set the same type of goal for this little sweetheart below…

Do any of you remember this little guy?

Sweet baby Owen

This is Owen.

If this is the first time you are meeting Owen, please go to this link and read my story about this little love, then head on back over here and read on.

This precious boy has struggled his whole life, and to be honest, he has even less of a chance of getting a family because of his rare genetic disorder.  What I am really trying to say is, because most people are afraid of “different”, Owen has even greater odds to beat.  I pray with all my heart for the day I see his sweet face on the “My Family Found Me” page!  However, I also hope that a family in Oregon adopts him so I can visit!

when I learned about all those coming forward to help Heath’s family find him, I realized that Owen needs the same help!  Owen only has a little over $3,000 in his grant fund.  This amount is sadly a LONG way away from the goal of around $25,000-$30,000 that is needed to fund his adoption.

Owen

So friends, you don’t have to be rich you just have to be willing.  Would you be willing to donate $2, $4, $6 or $10 or more?   Would you be willing to sacrifice one day of Starbucks ($4) to help give this boy a chance at a family?  By taking five minutes to donate a few measly dollars, we could help Owen’s family find him and bring him home sooner without them having to shoulder the financial burden of the massive cost of adoption.   Owen desperately needs a family to love him.  I can’t imagine how he would blossom if he were in a loving family.

I feel connected to this little five year old as if he were my own son.  But I also know that at this time God has other plans for us, outside of adoption.  It breaks my heart as I am so attached to Owen, I can’t bear to see him waste away in some orphanage unloved for the rest of his life.  I certainly DO NOT want to see him get transferred to a mental institution

Will you please help me to reach my goal of at least 30 people donating?  If we could get more that would be amazing!  If each of my readers would donate something, anything, it would help so very much and I know I have more than 30 readers.   Click on this link to go to Owen’s donate page, there is a “donate” button towards the bottom.  It takes just a minute and could help give Owen a real life outside orphanage walls.

Please leave me a comment and let me know that you have donated!  I would be so pleased to know how many are supporting this little guy!

   Fellow bloggers, readers and friends, Please share this wherever you can!  Let’s see what we can do for Owen!

     Phase one of “Project Rescue Owen” initiated!  Let’s pray that God moves mountains here!

Healing And Truth

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Abortion can ruin a woman’s life.  It can destroy her emotionally, spiritually, and physically.  My heart breaks for all those babies who have lost their lives as well as all the women who felt they had no other choice but to give in and have an abortion.  I would actually like to hear from my readers on this!  Is abortion part of your story?  Have you decided to have an abortion and then changed your mind?  Do you know someone who has experienced either of these scenarios?  Please, I would love to hear about it – good or bad.   Why did you decide what you did?

Abortion is a touchy subject, I know, and I am fairly sure everyone who reads my blog knows where I stand on it.  However, I do understand that many women live with the scars of the choice they made at a vulnerable time and afterwards realized it was the wrong choice.  I pray for healing in your hearts, ladies, if this is you.  Some continue to choose abortion as their preferred method of birth control, which is so sad.    It is these women I pray for the most.  Not that I don’t pray for ALL of them, I just meant that it’s the women who go back for seconds and thirds and fourths I really pray for.

ALL life is precious.  Whether a child is healthy or not, has down syndrome or any other “defect” as so many call it, that child is perfect in the eyes of God.   All children are fearfully and wonderfully made and should be given the same chance at life as any other.  That is one reason why my heart breaks for the orphans.  They are seen as “defective” and aren’t even given a chance at all.   Makes my mommy heart so sad.

How precious…

I remember recently reading a story about a woman who was pregnant with twins and learned that one twin had a heart defect.   Let me repeat that, A HEART DEFECT.  Most heart defects are operable.  Anyway, following the advice of her doctor she agreed to terminate the one twin and keep the healthy one.  Once the procedure was over she discovered that they had aborted her healthy baby, and she was still pregnant with the “defective” one which she then had terminated as well.  Wow, really?  I obviously have not walked in her shoes and should not judge  but I still wonder how on earth one can make a decision like that?

Let me just say that this is just ONE case.  There are many more like it.

It saddens me that our world is so afraid of “different”.  In some countries, I have heard that orphanage staff  refuses to even touch children with down syndrome or autistism for fear they can catch it!    Oh my!  Why?  Again I would love to hear from my readers on this!  Why are people so afraid of “different”?

The link below will take you to a series of eye opening accounts from many different ex-abortion employees.  The testimonies you will hear are those of ultrasound technicians, nurses, administrative staff, etc.   It is a side of the dark and vastly growing world of abortion that I think we all need to hear.

It is shocking to hear so many say that those performing procedures were not even medically trained, how many women were seen as dollar signs and not people, how the staff purposefully kept patients in the dark regarding the risks and specifics about the procedure so they would not change their minds, and how many of these people became excited at the growing pile of dead babies in trash bags in their back room on a daily basis, because the more dead babies there were, the more money they would get.  This video does not show anything explicit.  However, it is a compelling series of interviews.  The link below will take you to parts 1 thru 4.

Once you have watched it, I would like to know your thoughts.  Is this new information for you?  What do you think about all this?

Part 1

Part 2

part 3

Some other tidbits you will find in this video series:

  • Providers at abortion clinics have been purposely prescribing low hormone birth control pills because they knew of the high failure rate and in turn guaranteed themselves repeat customers.
  • Many reports of women coming back for repeat abortions as in, more than 3 and even more than 5.
  •  A former abortion ultrasound technician tells about how she has witnessed what is called “silent scream”.  As the baby is being aborted, the baby appears to be screaming in the womb.  This haunting account also describes how she witnessed babies pull away from the abortion instruments, trying to get away.  Let me tell you, this made me shrivel inside.  Those babies feel what is being done to them.

This is part 4 which speaks about the above.

Part 4

You can find out more at http://prolifeaction.org/providers/

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