One Step of Obedience Led to Thousands
Irene and Domingo Garcia began their married lives at sixteen,
already expecting a baby. Their first ten years together included
Domingo’s alcoholism and abuse, and Irene’s desperate prayers for
answers. Then a miracle happened: Domingo pleaded for forgiveness.
As God healed their marriage, Irene and Domingo adopted a little
girl. And a new season began for an imperfect couple who were
willing to say yes to each other and to God.
Over the past forty-five years, the Garcias have birthed,
fostered, or adopted thirty-two children. Their story holds
difficult endings as well as promising new beginnings. Above all,
their story reminds us what can happen when ordinary people submit
to God’s call.
Rich in Love is about a family cemented in hope. About
a need to love the orphan. And about a God who never, ever gives