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Monday, May 19, 2014

It's our week!! {Give1Save1}

This week we are so excited to be featured on the fundraising blog Give1Save1!!!  This is something we have been looking forward to for a long time and the initial reason we had lil Dragon Entertainment create our gorgeous video for us last year.  Things have changed a bit since we made the video and we are now getting two daughters instead of one!!! I think it just makes the story more beautiful though to see what God has been up to since then.  And the best part about the video is that we wrote our letters to Tallulah (or Lulah) before we even knew who or where she was, then God showed us exactly who and where she was.

If you are just visiting our blog for the first time, welcome!  We are so glad you found us!  You can find out more about our family's story here and follow us on facebook here.  There have been so many people who God has shown His love and shined His light through on this adoption journey. We know that we wouldn't be anywhere close to where we are now to bringing our girls home without so many of His people blessing us immeasurably more than all we could ask or imagine.  He has been so faithful to answer all His promises in ways that we could never have dreamed up, and to write an incredible story that we couldn't feel more blessed to be a part of.

We have a lot of fun things planned this week as part of our feature week on Give1Save1.  First of all, if you've never heard of G1S1, the whole idea is to have a whole lot of people give at least $1 to bring one orphan home- and this week you get to help bring TWO home!  Here's how you can help:

  • WATCH our video.
  • GIVE $1 or more. (see donate button on right column)
  • SHARE our video on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, email, etc.
  • COMMENT to tell me you donated AND shared to be entered in our giveaway (two winners will win either a small cross or a vintage map print!)
  • REPEAT each day for one week.

It's that simple!! 

Love for Lulah from Shawna Sheahen on Vimeo.

Second, check out our new Love for Lulah Shop on StoreEnvy.  We are excited to finally have a site to sell our handmade crosses, vintage map prints and t-shirts that so many of you have been asking about. This is my first online shop experience- so if there are issues (as I'm sure there probably will be) then please just email me and we'll figure it out!

And lastly (for now), the sweet girls at @lilliesofthefield are hosting an instasale on Instagram for me this Tuesday and next Tuesday at 8pm CST. I've got LOTS of great clothes and some handmade goodies that I'll be selling at great prices and all to get our girls home!

Whew!!!  That's kind of an overload of stuff!  More to come soon!

{Check out the gorgeous photo story that our friend Nathan Morgan  shot for us of our family making crosses and prints to bring our girls home on our "hello" page.}


Anonymous said...

praying for you and your family!!!! i'm def sharing this video!!!!


Thank you sweet Dolly! Check out how our photo story turned out on the "hello" page!!

noelle said...

just came across your blog - seriously such an amazing story! so awesome to see how God works! just donated and will be praying for your family :)

Emmie Seals said...

Donated and shared. I hope my lil bit adds to a lot of other lil donations (and HUGE donations) to bring Jovia and Lullah home! I'm so happy for you all!

Wynne Elder said...

love your crosses and prints and love YALL!!!!

Caroline said...

Donated and shared. God is glorified through your story and the Spirit is made known. I am moved every time I think about Lulah and Jovia. Praise God.

Jerry and Alisha said...

Donated and shared! Love yall!

Laura said...

Donated and shared! Love your story!

Heather said...

Donated and shared! I wish I could do more! Praying for you all and love you all and all you do!

Anonymous said...

Dear Sheahen family! I would love to email you about a chance meeting I had with (I think) your pastor at a restaurant in Dublin, CA beginning of August. I was in awe about a t-shirt (the adoption one) that one of his kids was wearing that evening. Long story, our trip turned into a minor disaster but I could not get the fact that I met this pastor the night before, our chat and it kept me going in the next few days I had to get through. I would love to email him (or you) about what had happened and how he and your church kept me going but I could not remember his name. I hope you can help me.

Blessings your way,

Paula Schieven

Anonymous said...

by the email address is

Thanks so much!

Paula Schieven

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for pulling everyone/everything together on such short notice.
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You set such a great example for others.


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