The CAFO Blog


The Joy and Pain of Adoption—And Help Along the Way

The personal story attached here, A Song Almost Heard, left me almost breathless when I read it.  Poignant.  Raw.  Lovely.  Anguished. A recurring theme of this blog is that adoption—as well as other ways of loving orphans—can be as costly as it is beautiful.  It mirrors the road Jesus walked to rescue us.  We see […]

Dr. Karyn Purvis and Empowered to Connect

Dr. Karyn Purvis  is one of the nation’s foremost experts helping adoptive parents to connect fully with their children.  Dr. Purvis will be leading several highly-sought after workshops at Summit VI in Minneapolis, with topics that range from addressing the trauma orphans have faced to helping adopted children connect and share fully with their new […]