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Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by Laurie Coombs No Comments

Some of you have been with me for a long time and others are just tuning in, but regardless of where you fall in that spectrum, I’d like to invite you all to join me in the work God has recently called my family and me into. But before I do that, I’d like to give some context. As I’ve mentioned before, we brought our little girl home from Uganda in April 2016 after a five and a half year long wait. Baby girl’s name is Joy, and she lives up to every bit of her name. She has not only brought joy to our family, but quite honestly, she spreads her little light to just about everyone who sees her. Prior to coming home, Joy was loved and cared for by the people at Happy Times Childcare Initiative, an incredible institution run by Ugandans who have a heart to…

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by Laurie Coombs 2 Comments

  It’s been a while, my friends, and I’m glad to be writing again! After we brought our little girl home from Uganda over a year ago, I felt Jesus telling me it was time to take a break from writing. I continued to speak as the Lord led and pursue ministry, but for a time, writing was put on hold to make room for the things I was called to in that season. Things like settling into being a mommy of a sweet baby again, pouring myself into my relationships with my husband and my big girls, taking the time to process all I had seen and been through during our adoption and my time in Uganda, pursuing speaking as the Lord led, and starting our new nonprofit–A New Song International, (which I’ll tell you about in my next blog!). A lot has happened in my life since I…