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“I Buy Gifts For Orphanages, Donate To Church After Robbery” – Suspect

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10 Things Adoptees Want You to Know

I was adopted as an infant, during a time when adoption was still shrouded in secrecy. My birth mother kept her pregnancy hidden from her family. She birthed me in a hospital room with no familiar faces. I was taken from her immediately. Back then, t...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Nov 14, 2015

Does “Adoption” Really Equal “Trauma”?

Yes. To some people, therapists, in the residential treatment and wilderness treatment industry, this is old news. “The Primal Wound” came out in 1993. To some, it’s a startlingly new concept. I’d argue, though, that “adoption as trauma”...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Nov 13, 2015

Complex Trauma and Its Impact on Children

Children who have been in foster care or orphanages, have suffered some form of abuse or neglect and many—especially those adopted later in life—may have experienced complex trauma. Complex trauma is described as experiencing, or being exposed to...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Nov 9, 2015

Where Is the Best Place in Sri Lanka to See Elephants?

The original can be found here: Where Is the Best Place in Sri Lanka to See Elephants?. Please read the original.It's highly preferable to observe elephants in the wild, and not in one of the orphanages in Sri Lanka. Here are 3 great national parks...

Chiang Rai SDA Church Outreach Report

Our Church is a mission-oriented church. We believe that our spiritual growth and nurturing is not limited to the four corners of the church building, but on a wide and vast mission field outside. Reaching out and sharing God’s love to the peop...
by ..:SeongyosA:.. on Nov 7, 2014

Chiang Rai SDA Church Outreach Report

Our Church is a mission-oriented church. We believe that our spiritual growth and nurturing is not limited to the four corners of the church building, but on a wide and vast mission field outside. Reaching out and sharing God’s love to the peop...
by ..:SeongyosA:.. on Nov 7, 2014

Personality Profile of Adoptees

Dore E. Frances, PhD This is a study conducted over a five-year period working with 88 Adult Adoptees, in identifying belief ‘s that are commonly held. This study identifies these beliefs and discusses the importance of them in understanding h...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Oct 20, 2014

Personality Profile of Adoptees

Dore E. Frances, PhD This is a study conducted over a five-year period working with 88 Adult Adoptees, in identifying belief ‘s that are commonly held. This study identifies these beliefs and discusses the importance of them in understanding h...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Oct 20, 2014

Why You Should Avoid Orphanage Visits in Cambodia

As we waited at Siem Reap airport for our flight to Bangkok a few days ago, I overheard American tourists on their phones telling friends back home about their Asian adventures. A highlight of their trip, they said, had been visits to orphanages in...
by grantourismo on Jun 17, 2014

Cambodian Activist’s Fall Exposes Broad Deception

Activists say the story of Somaly Mam is part of a larger tale of deception meant to attract foreign money into impoverished Cambodia.
by Eastasianews on Jun 14, 2014

When Adoption Goes Awry

When most parents adopt a child, they think love and care will be enough to erase a traumatic past. What happens when it’s not? Five. Whole. Days. And they were ready to give up. I imagine most people have trouble wrapping their brains around r...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Dec 15, 2013

Reactive Attachment Disorder in Adoptees

What is it and why are some children RAD? Dr. Dore E. Frances Advocate, Educational/ Therapeutic Consultant One of the known risks of adopting a child from an orphanage is Reactive Attachment Disorder. Individuals with the most serious level of this...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Oct 10, 2013

Three Loves, and a Fourth

Three Loves, and a Fourth Our passions can often be channeled for God’s glory. Wilfred Grenfell developed three loves, the first being sports. He swam in cold rivers and sailed the Irish Sea. At 18 he found another passion when a doctor showed him...
by Laboring In The Lord on Aug 4, 2013

Video Of Russian Orphans Being Beaten Sparks Outrage

Russia’s investigative committee opens criminal inquiry after footage of teen caretakers beating under-10s goes viral. Russian orphans in Irkutsk: the scandal has highlighted the poor state of orphanages, which remain little changed from Soviet...

இந்தப் பெற்றோர்கள் அந்தக் குழந்தையை தத்து எடுக்கலாம்...this parent can adopt that child...

இந்தப் பெற்றோர்கள் அந்தக் குழந்தையை தத்து எடுக்கலாம்...this parent can adopt that child...some sweeper of a Government Hospital has taken away a child to se...
by thoughts on May 15, 2013

Sacked Again

Sacked Again In 1523 Giulio de’ Medici became Pope Clement VII. Martin Luther was causing problems at the time; but portents soon appeared of greater distresses to come. On April 8, 1527, as Clement blessed a crowd of 10,000, a fanatic in leather l...
by Laboring In The Lord on May 6, 2013

The Unmissable Sri Lanka Attractions

Sri Lanka, previously known as Ceylon during the colonial era, is primarily associated in the popular imagination with tea plantations, and perhaps also with elephants. Both notions are quite true, of course, but there is so much more to this luxuria...
by Best Travel Deals on Jan 16, 2013

FREE THE CHILDREN: The catch-22 of institutionalization and orphanage tourism

Who are we doing this for? Nobody doubts the good intention of the donors, travellers, and volunteers who give time or money to orphanages. It is natural and right to care about poor and vulnerable[...] READ MORE>> ...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 21, 2012

Sacked Again

In 1523 Giulio de’ Medici became Pope Clement VII. Martin Luther was causing problems at the time; but portents soon appeared of greater distresses to come.
by Laboring In The Lord on May 6, 2012


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