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The Sun Is Up! An Adventure in Respite Care

“The Sun is Up! It’s Time to Play.” Those are jarring words. Especially at 6:XX in the morning. In hour house, 6 something doesn’t need any more numbers. Too doggone early. But this week, the little bitty package shouting those … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend Ahead!!

So, prayers will be appreciated the next 72 hours.. I’ll be a single dad! My wife is heading to South Carolina with the Women’s ministry at church for a weekend retreat. I’m looking very much forward to this weekend… I … Continue reading

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10 Things To Consider When Considering Becoming a Foster Parent- Part 2

Yesterday, I gave the first five of 10 things to consider when considering becoming a foster parent. Here’s the other five. I’m sure there are others and for each of these below, you could dig very deep into the issues. … Continue reading

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10 Things To Consider When Considering Becoming a Foster Parent- Part 1

A friend recently sent us an e-mail asking for prayer as they are considering adopting from an agency or pursuing foster care with the hopes of adopting. The following are 10 things from my experience that expand on my response … Continue reading

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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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