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I am Heading to Peru with Compassion International



In one week, I will be packing my bags for a journey that will surely change my life.

As many of you know, three years ago, I had the privileged of heading to South America [4] to bring my precious nephew with Down’s Syndrome home to his forever family.

It was a life giving week, and one which has shaped how I do Life (with a capital L) with others.

My heartstrings have been forever tangled with the children of South America, so when asked to join the Peru team [5], and help raise awareness for the children of that region, I couldn’t help but anticipate the honor of sharing through word and pictures more of that unending joy that our sweet Edison brings.

Knowing that just one family, one donation, one sponsor [2] can change the generational legacy of families there, I couldn’t refuse.

I am nervous, excited, passionate, exhausted, emotional, honored, humbled, yes, I have a whole slew of other emotions that could fill the page.  Thrilled beyond words to be joining such a special team of bloggers, [5]I ask you to partner with us in prayer as we head out early next Monday morning. I will be live blogging from Peru for the entire week, and know that my eyes will be opened to so many things as I share.

If you feel so led, please share about our trip or feel free to use the buttons to spread the word.


As I sponsor through compassion, [2]it’s a blessing to take part in releasing just one more child from poverty.


(To read more about my trip that softened my heart, don’t miss – This Picture Says it All [4]. If you are interested in how my brother and sister in love decided to adopt a special needs child [6], continue here.