Taking orphans seriously

Holding MIhret for the first time

We learned that orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes.

David Platt
Radical, page 139

November is National Adoption Month. In many church circles, this Sunday is Orphan Sunday.

I think I have a lot to say about things related to this month. I’ll probably share a few of those thoughts on this blog. But for now, I think it’s appropriate to just dwell on this quote a little bit and hopefully take orphans seriously.

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Howdy. I'm Matt Todd. My wife and I have four kids and a dog,. I'm passionate about orphan care. I'm a die-hard fan of the Evansville Aces, the Indiana Hoosiers, and Star Wars. I'm trying to live life by the Todd family motto: "It behooves us to live!"