Posted on March 20, 2015

I'm so glad I had the courage to listen to my spirit the night of September 11, 2014. For whatever reason,  I could not sleep that night. Exhausted from the constant restlessness, I reached for my smartphone and Googled "causes of insomnia." I quickly learned how stress and anxiety could be the culprit of my sleepless night. What could I so stressed and anxious...

Posted on March 19, 2015

I came down to Guatemala last November, it was a great trip. Four months later I decided to sponsor Alejandra. I had been wanting to sponsor a child for a while. Financially, I knew it was going to be important to be at a spot where I could sustain the sponsorship and also truly be a part of the child's life (letter, gifts, etc)....

Posted on March 16, 2015

Nine years ago, my husband and I first went to Dorie’s Promise on two occasions – one was to meet our new son whom we would adopt just a few short months later, and the second was to bring him home. His name is now Matthew James. During that time period, I knew that one day I would return to Dorie’s to do mission work...

Posted on March 5, 2015

Forever Changed InternationalGuatemala and Dorie’s Promise are forever a part of our family, because they a part of our son Wilmer....

Posted on February 19, 2015

Forever Changed InternationalMany sponsors, and donors have supported our children - giving them a home, an oasis, where they can find love....

Posted on February 12, 2015

Forever Changed InternationalYour donations allow all of this for our children — resulting in a better education, and a better life!...

Posted on January 28, 2015

Forever Changed InternationalSome reflections on my experience as a pediatrician at Dorie's Promise, serving orphans and neglected Guatemalan children....