Category Archives: Adoption

What Truly Matters #Christmas #Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it” ~William Arthur Ward Layla Henderson is a fictitious character, but her back story is real for too many foster children – and hopefully her final story … Continue reading

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Choose Your Parents Carefully, Please #Broken #Blessed #Family #Gifts

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. – Desmond Tutu There has been a time when almost every child has wanted someone else to be their parent. Maybe your parent danced just a little … Continue reading

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Just Before I Jumped… #Perserverance, #Patience, and #Pain

“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.” Beecher, Henry Ward American Congregational preacher (1813–1887) I know that feels like a life threat, to say I’m about … Continue reading

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When the Variables X & Y are #Love and #Trust

Love all, trust a few. – William Shakespeare Love so extreme…as words go.  It’s forceful enough that it can be a verb and a noun. It’s definition can be contained in the dictionary, but not in the hearts of man. It’s … Continue reading

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…because bouncing goes down hard – and then up… #Hope

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean … Continue reading

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…and The Case for Normal – to Be or Not to Be… #FosterCare #Promise

“My whole life I wanted to be normal. Everybody knows there’s no such thing as normal.  There is no black-and-white definition of normal. Normal is subjective… It’s family and love and safety. It’s bravery and hope. It’s work and laughter … Continue reading

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The Beginning…Again #FosterCare #Renewal

“We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented … Continue reading

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