Wow! Thank you for your support of #FrancisPartyof4 and your kindness and generosity towards our growing family. I'm not gonna lie, I was fearful the auction fundraiser would be a bust, that I would have little interaction on the items, and that the whole thing would be a waste of time. But alas, after closing … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – $2,534 Raised!
It is easy for me to set my hope in my circumstance rather than in Christ who will return and make all things right. It is easy for me to find joy in my accomplishments rather than in the God who calls me "beloved" regardless of my success. It is easy for me to find … Continue reading The Abundant Life
Our dining room has officially transformed into a pencilligraphy war zone in the Francis home. I have signs, pens, and donated goodies coming out of my ears and we are beyond excited for the adoption auction on Insta at the end of the month! It's only 2 weeks away! Anyhow, I will be posting a Facebook … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 Auction Sneak Peek!
Fundraising is terrifying. The last time I tried to fundraise, God basically confirmed that I should stop doing what I was doing, so I was a little gun-shy when I felt prompted to do a public, completely-at-the-mercy-of-others adoption auction fundraiser. (Ha!) I've been doing hand-lettering (#pencilligraphy) for a number of years now, mostly for fun, … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – Instagram Adoption Auction
Our adoption crowdfunding page is up! For those of you participating in my first Instagram auction coming up in the next week or 2 (details to be finalized), winning bids can be submitted here as well! Stay tuned for other ways to get involved--there will be #pencilligraphy giveaways! From our site (www.youcaring.com/francisadoption): HELLO! We are … Continue reading #FrancisPartyof4 – Crowdfunding Page
Chad and I are happy to announce that we have started the process for domestic infant adoption! Adoption has been part of our "Plan A" since before we were married, and our heart for adoption has only grown as we've more fully realized how beautifully it shadows the gospel, how huge the need is, and how our pro-life … Continue reading Francis, Party of 4!
I am very okay at a lot of things. But I am not, and never have been, the best at anything. I've never been the prettiest, smartest, artsiest, friendliest, fittest... you name it. I can always name someone I know who is better at (insert appropriate phrase here) than I am. Up until recently, I've always seen this as a … Continue reading Be Yourself!