Iron sharpens iron; so one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 It was not until recently that I actively began participating in foster / adoptive parent support groups. Initially in our journey we went to the classes and made some lasting friendships, but those support groups were monthly and attended when the chaos of life didn’t … Continue reading Iron Sharpens Iron
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 In our infertility struggle, I reached a decision-making cliff and it is there where I decided to hand it over to God. It is … Continue reading What’s Next?
Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 There will be a time in your foster or adoption journey that you are angry. We are part of a broken system … Continue reading Those We Love to Hate
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Deuteronomy 31:8 It was days before my twenty-sixth birthday and I was sitting at Bob Evans having lunch with my husband. Our eight month old foster son was … Continue reading He Will Walk With You
The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, the world and all who live in it. Psalm 24:1 From the moment I set eyes on each one of my children, they felt like “mine”. Instantly, they were welcomed into our family and treated as if they had been born of me. They were introduced … Continue reading On Borrow