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Archive for the 'Message from our Director' Category

Winter

Posted on February 16th, 2015 · Posted in Message from our Director

The excitement of Christmas is over and the cold of winter has set in.  With it comes the calls from families who are struggling, families who have no place to.. read more

Season of Waiting

Posted on December 10th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

During this time leading up to Christmas, this season of Advent, we are waiting.  We are preparing for God to send his son, Jesus, and waiting in anticipation.  We all.. read more

Rock a Bye Ball 2014

Posted on November 18th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

What a night! I don’t even think there are words to describe all of the excitement and emotions that I felt at our 10th Rock a Bye Ball Saturday evening. .. read more

Making Handprint Hearts

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

Our children love to fingerpaint and it is one of our staff’s favorite activities, too.  It is always so much fun to watch the reaction on their faces when they.. read more

Definition of “too hard”

Posted on October 9th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

It is always interesting to hear a child’s perspective on things. My favorite conversations take place in those informal situations where the children just love to talk and tell you.. read more

Hanna

Posted on September 24th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

We recently received a visit from a Mom and her 14 month old child.  This Mom adopted her daughter when she was just a few months old and now here.. read more

Prayers for our Friends from First Lutheran Church

Posted on September 6th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

On behalf of myself and all of us here at Blessing House, I would like to offer my thoughts and prayers to all of our friends at First Evangelical Lutheran.. read more

Thank you, Donna Rivera Wells

Posted on August 19th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

We recently said good-bye to Donna Rivera Wells, a board member who has been with us for 10 years.  This was really hard for me because Donna has been such.. read more

1,000 Children

Posted on July 29th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

No balloons dropped from the ceiling. There were no flashing lights or loud music. Rather, there was a family of 3 children. They were #999, #1,000 and #1,001. Just as.. read more

Stretch Your Heart

Posted on July 25th, 2014 · Posted in Message from our Director

It is always such a joy for me when the women from the Sisters of Notre Dame Stretch Your Heart Program come to visit each Summer.  Sr. Kate Hine, a.. read more