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I Like African Kids.

Submitted by Lisa Maynard (Fort Worth, TX)

After several years of dreaming, we finally have some African kids in our home that we can love on!

Several years ago my husband and I felt like God was moving in our hearts towards African children. We didn’t know what that meant exactly, but we ended up applying for international adoption – which did not work out. We went on a mission trip to Uganda several years later and got to see orphans first hand. After struggling with what God was doing with us (and why did our adoption application get denied?) Fast forward a few years until our oldest daughter graduated from college and our middle son was a freshman in college. We completed the International Foster Care training for Catholic Charities of Fort Worth. We have been certified and have since then, brought in two youth from Eritrea and will soon have two more from D.R. Congo! It is incredibly overwhelming to see it just wasn’t God’s timing many years ago… Now it finally is. And He is giving them four of them to us!?