A Walk to Beautiful

October 30, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAfrica, Ethiopia, Orphans No Comments

It takes some time to watch this, but it shows what many women in Ethiopia have to go through and some amazing people that are helping these women heal.  What struck me, is how even though my circumstances are far different than these women’s circumstances, my heart was right there with them.  One lady talked … Read More

A Walk to Beautiful

October 30, 2010By RachaelAfrica, Ethiopia, Orphans No Comments

It takes some time to watch this, but it shows what many women in Ethiopia have to go through and some amazing people that are helping these women heal.  What struck me, is how even though my circumstances are far different than these women’s circumstances, my heart was right there with them.  One lady talked … Read More

Beauty for Ashes

October 29, 2010By rachaelmcclearyAdoption, Family, God No Comments

Isaiah 61: 3 “and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. Emotions and Feelings.  Ugh.  Happy/Sad … … Read More

Beauty for Ashes

October 29, 2010By RachaelAdoption, Family, God No Comments

Isaiah 61: 3 “and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. Emotions and Feelings.  Ugh.  Happy/Sad … … Read More

Thankful Heart

October 28, 2010By rachaelmcclearyFamily No Comments

“You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever.”  Psalm 30:11-12 I’m so thankful that God sees hurt and heals!  I’ve been reminded today of how God not only redeems, but … Read More

Thankful Heart

October 28, 2010By RachaelFamily No Comments

“You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever.”  Psalm 30:11-12 I’m so thankful that God sees hurt and heals!  I’ve been reminded today of how God not only redeems, but … Read More