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The Positive Side of Social Networking

I got an email this week from my college roommate, Julie.  She and her husband are serving as missionaries in Mexico.  They have adopted 18 children (and counting) and have a ministry called Refuge Ranch.  Julie told me that she saw a logo on my sidebar that sparked her curiosity that read, "Orphan No More" and clicked on it.  It took her to Reece's Rainbow, an orphan advocacy ministry which gives grants for children with special needs.  The site shows dozens of beautiful children from over 25 countries over the world that need loving families. I am a prayer warrior for two precious children Timmy's age, Lance and Sarah, and I would love to have you join me in prayer for their forever families.

To continue the story, my friend Julie put a link on her facebook status about the ministry and her high school friend, another Julie from Ohio, read her status and felt led to investigate the ministry.  They prayed about it and are now in the process of adopting sweet little Ryan

You can read and pray about their adoption journey here

Isn't that amazing?  Isn't God amazing??  Connecting three Julies in three countries to help rescue the life of a child.  Julie (in Mexico) blogged about our love for orphans back in August and it continues to thrill my heart to see God joining us together in this "secret mission."  I say secret because we had no idea how just bringing about awareness on social media could be used in such a powerful way!


  1. Wow! So neat how God works...all in his perfect timing!

  2. God is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! That's like something off a movie!! YAY, GOD!

  3. oh my goodness!! just doing a random 'next blog' browse and found you and then scrolled down and saw ryan!!!!!i am a fundraiser for Reece's rainbow, i run 2 bloghops every week for them and currently have a art giveaway running for ryan!!!!!! lovely to find you. janexxxxx


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