Tag Archives: Lord

Brokenness Aside

A few days ago, I hit one of my lowest points in this journey. In thought and in prayer I asked “what are we doing, we can’t keep going like this.”  Thinking about this, I penned a long e-mail to … Continue reading

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Sheep, Savior, Suffering

In all fairness, I had seen 80 percent of the children’s Christmas musical over the past 12 weeks of practices. I still have “shaggy, smelly sheep” ringing in my head. So, forgive me if my mind wandered a bit as … Continue reading

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Raising Ebenezers

When one mentions the word Ebenezer during the Christmas season, many people automatically think of Charles Dickens’ character Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.”  But for the past 24 hours, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the word … Continue reading

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Oh How He Loves Us So

I think there’s a sterotype in our culture that fathers can’t talk about “moments” they’ve had with their kids. As if it were to weaken them in some way. On the contrary, I think it has the power to strengthen. I can’t … Continue reading

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The Biopeople

Here’s a new subject for the blog … the biopeople. In foster care parlance, bio is placed before a child’s biological mother, father, grandmother, etc. to differentiate between the foster mom (whom the kids almost always just call mom) and … Continue reading

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