Let’s not candy-coat it. It takes a lot to be a foster parent. It’s completely worth it, but it’s not a walk in the park and certainly not for the faint of heart. That’s precisely the reason I disagreed with a foster care advertisement I saw recently.
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A few weeks ago I received an email from one of our readers asking if we would do the whole adoption or foster care journey over again if we had the chance. My answer was simple.
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Most human beings want to change the world. But where do you begin? In a culture packed with get-rich schemes, overnight YouTube sensations, and more, world-change gets convoluted. In today’s podcast we talk about what it really means to change the world. He was supposed to bounce from foster home to foster home until someone hopefully adopted him. At least, that was the plan. It didn’t hold much of a promise though. There were a lot of infants, lots of children waiting to be adopted in Western Maryland at the time. The story changed for him when a 17-year old girl with
We’ve often said that we couldn’t have scripted our life any better than God has. We’re reminded of this every time we look at our children with special needs.