I can’t believe it has been so long since my last blog post! There has been so much that has changed, so many updates. So why haven’t I told you? Why haven’t I blogged in 4 months? Well, to be honest with you, I felt like I had nothing “worthy” or blogging. You know that feeling? Where you … Continue reading Where Have I Been?
For the past week or so, there have been so many thoughts running through my head. I continuously go over the plan that I have now that I’m a graduate. “Work for a couple of years, work on your writing, pay of some loans, go travel, then move out and then start to settle down”. … Continue reading I Am Yours
Out of everything we had the opportunity to see and visit in China, what I will always remember most is going back to Hefei, the city where I was found, and the place that I lived for 8 months in the orphanage. One thing that was so special about going back there, was realizing that … Continue reading “I Have More Planned For You”
My trip back to China in 2005 was so exciting. We went to so many cities, and got to do so many different things. The first place we stayed was in Beijing, China’s capital. I still remember the most exciting thing about the hotel we stayed out while we were there: There were seals in … Continue reading Our Trip Back to China
When people find out I’m adopted, a lot of their questions focus on the topic of my country. “Did your parents tell you about it?”. “Do you speak the language?”. “Have you ever been back?”. “Does your mom make you a bunch of Chinese food?”. The answer to all of these questions is “yes”. I … Continue reading “Did your parents make you Chinese food?”
With it being Easter weekend, my mind has been on the love and power of Christ. His sacrifice on the cross, and His resurrection on the third day gives us all a chance to be born again, and to live with Him forever. Romans 6:4 says “We were therefore buried with him through baptism into … Continue reading Finding Hope
This week, I thought that I’d share the first part of my story. But rather than having you read all of the details, I am going to share a video with you that I made my freshman year of college, and then focus on one particular part of the video. I was in a Technology … Continue reading Abandoned for a Moment, but Never Unwanted
It was a cold evening on December 24, 1993. The streets were still busy like they usually were in Hefei, China, but there was something different that a police officer noticed. He saw a baby abandoned on the bench, and that baby was me. *** When people first meet me, they don’t know that I’m … Continue reading “Wait, You’re Adopted?”