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Comments for Operation: Leap of Faith http://operationleapoffaith.com foster care. adoption. kid shenanigans. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:17:01 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.3.12 Comment on Trapped in the Elevator by Opolla http://operationleapoffaith.com/trapped-in-the-elevator/#comment-1141 Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:11:41 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1567#comment-1141 Beautiful story and a wonderful lesson. Thank you for sharing. Opolla

Comment on Trapped in the Elevator by Megan http://operationleapoffaith.com/trapped-in-the-elevator/#comment-939 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 02:07:42 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1567#comment-939 Oh Katie, Beautifully written. Thanks for sharing it with the world. Thanks for reminding me that these situations, “they are the good stuff”. It blessed my heart today.

Comment on Trapped in the Elevator by Brother from a same mother http://operationleapoffaith.com/trapped-in-the-elevator/#comment-938 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:14:28 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1567#comment-938 Love this post! We all can use a reminder that God often chooses to use our greatest fears to show us His greater strength.

Comment on I Can’t Convince Anyone to be a Foster Parent by Alyce http://operationleapoffaith.com/i-cant-convince-anyone-to-be-a-foster-parent/#comment-927 Fri, 01 Jan 2016 19:03:07 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1551#comment-927 I love your writing. It always goes to my heart and challenges me, even though I’m too old to parent. But I’m not too old to love those who are feeling abandoned or those who are lonesome.

I have had many children in our home to care for, for a limited time. My birth children always seemed to need extra care at that time. I would love to know how your birth children are coping with having to share you with these precious children.

As my children are now older than you are, I see benefits of having all those children with us. They all have a soft spot for children and for people who are hurting. It takes a different form than adoption, or foster care, but it is caring for those who are marginalized.

Thank you for honestly sharing your heart and struggles.
Alyce Ross

Comment on I Can’t Convince Anyone to be a Foster Parent by Katie Kenny Phillips http://operationleapoffaith.com/i-cant-convince-anyone-to-be-a-foster-parent/#comment-926 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 17:10:28 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1551#comment-926 So nice to “meet” you, Kimberly! I do love your mother-in-love, Sarah! Excited for your journey into foster care and adoption…please stay in touch because I’d love to help and support you!

Comment on I Can’t Convince Anyone to be a Foster Parent by Katie Kenny Phillips http://operationleapoffaith.com/i-cant-convince-anyone-to-be-a-foster-parent/#comment-925 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 17:06:29 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1551#comment-925 Thank you, Pattie. I love that: “There is no crown without cost.” Thankful for you.

Comment on I Can’t Convince Anyone to be a Foster Parent by KKAbsher http://operationleapoffaith.com/i-cant-convince-anyone-to-be-a-foster-parent/#comment-924 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:00:00 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1551#comment-924 Katie,

This is beautiful and the trauma is brutal, but the beauty is holy. I cannot wait until Gray and I move in the new year and go through the process all over again to finally have a finalized home study and foster adopt a sibling set. Oh the beauty, my sweet sister in Christ. Praying for you all. P.S. You don’t know me, but you know my precious mother-in-love, Sarah.


Comment on I Can’t Convince Anyone to be a Foster Parent by Pattie Hannah http://operationleapoffaith.com/i-cant-convince-anyone-to-be-a-foster-parent/#comment-923 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 21:11:15 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1551#comment-923 “There’s a glory that comes from reaching the end of yourself because that is the place you see God.” Katie, these words are imprinted on my heart. I needed to hear them to day. Perhaps this is the ultimate call of God on all of our lives….to follow Him into whatever trench He ordains, or permits. Dying to self is never easy, but pouring yourself out for the sake of a child is Holy work. As my daughter-in-law shared with me recently….there is no crown without cost. Our Lord, Jesus Christ, will crown your life and the lives of your children with good things. You can count on it!

Love and prayers,


Comment on A Love Letter To Our Biological Mother by November Featured Blogger, Katie Phillips (Operation Leap of Faith) - The Aha! Connection http://operationleapoffaith.com/a-love-letter-to-our-biological-mother/#comment-922 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:24:05 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1480#comment-922 […] “A Love Letter to Our Biological Mother“.    These are Katie’s words written to the biological mother of the children she […]

Comment on This Is What Happens In Foster Care by Katie Kenny Phillips http://operationleapoffaith.com/this-is-what-happens-in-foster-care/#comment-921 Thu, 29 Oct 2015 15:18:51 +0000 http://operationleapoffaith.com/?p=1519#comment-921 Stephanie, thank you. I get what you’re going through and it IS worth it. It’s so, so hard and beautiful all at the same time, right? Keep up the good work as you begin and begin and begin again.