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TPR: Passing the Tipping Point

Today was a bittersweet day for us. Our hearts, minds and prayers were on the other side of town with our dear friends who lost their newborn yesterday. These were the people, if you recall, that I asked for prayers … Continue reading

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Trusting In The God of Details

Perhaps one of the greatest live artistic performances of all time took place on Aug. 8, 2008 in Beijing. With the single sound of a drum, eminating from more than 2,000 drummers the 2008 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony began. What followed … Continue reading

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The Process of Mutual Selection

Mutual Selection. It’s sounds downright darwinin, doesn’t it? It’s the term the county social services types use to detail the process to become a foster parent. I got some questions about this yesterday from a few friends, so I thought … Continue reading

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Taking Off

Well, our foster care Journey has left the terminal and is heading for takeoff. We’ve started the formal training process. Just a short ways in and I’m more convinced now than before of our calling to foster. My wife certainly … Continue reading

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Starting Down This Road

A little over two years ago, my wife and I learned that a distant relative had an infant taken in by another county’s social services. We got this call on a Friday night. All weekend, the thought of this tiny … Continue reading

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