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Make a Difference Mondays, Vulnerable ParentsJul. 29, 2013

Make A Difference Mondays: Rejoicing with the Angels in Heaven

A little over a month ago, Baby K’s father tried to take his own life after he had sat in a prison cell for over 6 months with no visits from family or friends. Little did he know that God had reached down from heaven to call one of the most unlikely people to go and minister to this man. The week of his suicide attempt, I felt an extreme sense of urgency to get Seth to the prison to speak with him. Seth had a very hard heart towards Baby K’s dad which was understandable due to the reason […]

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Forgotten Fridays, Vulnerable ParentsJul. 26, 2013

Forgotten Fridays: She is Just Like Me

Ten years ago while living in Virginia Beach my husband and I prepared to become foster parents.  We loved children and wanted a large family. As an adopted person myself , I felt called to open my heart and home to children not born of me . A few weeks after completing training I discovered I was pregnant with our third child. Eight months after our son was born I was expecting again. We put off becoming foster parents for a while, quite a while. Last summer we once again went through foster parent training. After 16 years of parenting, […]

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Forgotten Fridays, Vulnerable ParentsJun. 28, 2013

Forgotten Friday’s: When the Church Loves the Vulnerable

I remember when the Lord first opened my eyes to the foster care world.  It was November 2009 and my heart broke as I watched a video of a 6 year old girl who was waiting for a foster home to be found for her.  The worker sat with her and made multiple phone calls to potential foster parents and each one said no for one reason or another.  My husband and I were in our own waiting season during that time and had also been facing multiple rejections.  God used that moment, that experience to awaken me to something I […]

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Forgotten Fridays, Vulnerable ParentsJun. 21, 2013

Forgotten Fridays: What About Her?

The past couple of days my heart has been weighing heavy for the birth moms behind each child we are fostering. We became aware of a recent (horrific) situation leading to the hospitalization of one of the birth moms, while another has been missing for months and another sitting in jail for a year and a half awaiting her deportation trial. As a mom, knowing how deep the love for your child runs, from the moment you hold them for the first time and lay your eyes on their precious little face. If you are a mother, you know this […]

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