Category Archives: My Life Is Crazy Too

{Guest Series} What A Blind Girl Taught Me About Faith

By | Mission-Hearted, My Life Is Crazy Too | 4 Comments

{Guest Series} I didn’t know what to expect during my mission trip to Alaska. I’ve been on two mission trips before to Haiti where I completely fell in love with serving the orphan, the widow, the desolate…the VOICELESS, where God is so big and so present and so precious that it is undeniable that every breath taken, every meal eaten, every hug given, every song sang, every spirit filled is SOLELY given by God. The Mighty, Sovereign God.

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{Guest Series} Finding My Faith On The Journey of Life

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Going into the summer, I thought knew what that plan was. I thought that I was supposed to get a full time job, make some money, and work until school started, but God had other plans for me, which He slowly began to reveal to me, one lighted step at a time. The very moment I chose to look to Him and asked for His help, He gently reaches down to me, lifts me off the ground, dusts me off, and reaffirms to me that He has an amazing plan for my life. Read more of Alexie’s story…

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#TBT Alexie’s Story: How I Survived Being Sold for Sex Trafficking

By | Mission-Hearted, My Life Is Crazy Too | 2 Comments

My name is Alexie. My family sold me for sex trafficking, I endured severe sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, neglect, and abandonment by my own family. My family often took me to hotels and would sell me to people for sex. I was forced into pornography at a young age and the abuse happened by several family members on a weekly and often daily basis. This is my story …

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{Guest Series} A Mom’s Journey Loving Big 23 Foster Care Children

By | Adoption, My Life Is Crazy Too | 11 Comments

Foster care scared me to death! My first reaction was, “no, there is no way I can do that. I can’t love a child like my own and then say good-bye, I’d get way too attached.” Well, now three years and twenty-three children later God has shown me over and over that what He calls you to, He equips you for. “I” can’t do any of this, but He can do miraculous things when we say yes to His call. Read Laura’s amazing story…

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{Guest Story} I’m Doing It Afraid For God

By | Mission-Hearted, My Life Is Crazy Too | 7 Comments

As I walked out of the airport doors and into the hot thick air taking my first steps on Haitian soil, my first thoughts were, “I’m ACTUALLY in another country…a third-world country!” I remember being in absolute wonder and amazement by how God had even gotten me there. How God molded me and prepared me all of those years before, as well as, strengthened my parents with just the right amount of peace and comfort to cover them while I was on my first of many adventures to come. God started breaking my heart …

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{Guest Story} Praying Through for Our Miracle

By | My Life Is Crazy Too, Parenting | 6 Comments

Three years ago Reese was diagnosed with a 22 Degree curve in her spine. “Please God. Please let us hear good news today. This appointment crept up on me too fast. I really need good news here.” That was my conversation with God on our way to the appointment with the Orthopedic Surgeon last week. 6 months flew by and it was time for an X-ray to assess the progression of Reese’s Scoliosis. Kerry D’Ortenzio shares her beautiful miracle to encourage you, and inspire you to pray big! You don’t want to miss THIS story …. but don’t forget your kleenex!

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A big dream you can’t refuse

By | Mission-Hearted, My Life Is Crazy Too | 8 Comments

I’ve been friends for 14 years with my bestie Julie Neal and she NEVER ceases to amaze me. Julie obeyed God’s calling when He told her to dig a well in Chuko, Ethiopia (birth village of her son, Cruz) and never gave up! Her VERY famous brother could have helped her in a heartbeat, but she trusted God would do exactly what He said He would do and persevered. She wants to share with you her big dream you can’t refuse.

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