As DJ was transitioning to his family member’s house a few weeks ago, I got a lot of mixed messages from people. It felt to me like people were approaching it as if my biological child had died suddenly and I would never recover. And this is where I think I need to clarify a … More What Exactly is Foster Care?
If other foster families are anything like I am, it can be hard to ask for help. Even when we desperately need it. If someone does ask me how they can help, I typically either blank and cannot think of anything in the moment, or feel bad asking and end up just saying “we’re good!” … More 10 Practical Ways to Help Foster Families
I know, I know. I’m a terrible blogger. Last you heard from me I was waiting to be approved as a foster parent, and it’s eight months later and I’m on my second placement, who has been with me for almost two months! So here is a quick life update and some lessons I’ve learned … More Fearless, Ferocious, Unreasonable Love
If you know me or have read my blog over the past few years, you know that several years ago the Lord placed a passion for orphan care on my heart, which I believe started when I truly realized the weight of my Dad’s adoption story and was even more accelerated once Joel entered my … More The Unknowable Future at My Doorstep
Is God Colorblind? “We do see differences between people. We notice when someone’s hair is different than our own. We notice when skin is a different shade. The problem isn’t in seeing difference. It’s in acting negatively toward that difference.” The Truth About Short-Term Mission Trips “They are only short term to your earthly eyes because you … More Articles I Wish I Had Written // Part 2