Tag Archives: older one

Sometimes I wonder

Right now, they’re poking their fingers in the dirt beneath a crepe myrtle tree at the park by our house. A moment ago, they were running free on the great lawn beside the playground. As the warm May sun filters … Continue reading

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Eeyore or Plastic?

I’ve come to dread the question, “How are you all doing?”  I have a feeling many of my fellow foster parents can agree. For me, it starts the internal debate on which answer should I give.  Depending on the day, honesty … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspectives

“Set Your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” -Colossians 3:2 Dad, “My boo-boo, it’s healed. Jesus healed it!!!” Those were the words of Older One after we left church for the second time today. A very busy … Continue reading

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Watching Waiting Testing Hoping

Our boys spend a lot of time watching what we do. They wait to see how we handle situations. They test to provoke responses and to prove boundaries. And, they hope for better days in this house that is at … Continue reading

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Adoption

Adoption. The A-word. The permanency plan. We can finally, officially start talking about it. Our initial questionaire was accepted today, our file has been transfered to the adoption folks and we are set to go down this road. Just don’t … Continue reading

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