It’s funny how the MINUTE you bring children into your life, people feel entitled to ask the most intrusive questions. We had something similar happen when we were first married… our first Sunday at church as a married couple, we had at least three people ask when we were going to start having kids. We […]Read More Fostering is Our First Choice, Not Our Last Resort
How one simple question helped me focus my service in a meaningful way…and feel more peace in the process. From a young age, my search for purpose was important to me. I thought that there would be a theme to my life–some grand, highly individual mission that I and I alone was sent to fulfill on […]Read More Finding My Seasonal Ministry
We’re approximately a month away from being licensed foster parents! This upcoming Thursday is our CPR class, the 10th of July is our home inspection, and THEN it takes about two weeks for the state to approve the license. We’re (a little) nervous, but mostly excited. I wanted to take the opportunity to explain why confidentiality […]Read More Fostering Privacy
I actually finished reading this book at the end of February… but at the time, we had 8 newborn puppies, and a series of illnesses in the house, and I was also competing in the CrossFit Open and trying to get my midterms done… Needless to say, I wasn’t able to focus and reflect back […]Read More The Word View #2: The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.