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Lost and Found

“All who wander are not lost.” -J. R.R. Tolkien

(Note: even if lost, if they’re lucky, they’ll be found!)..

My 40-year-old son  was visiting me for the weekend. 890 more words


Waiting for the Next Shoe to Drop

Beware your human nature to be stuck in emotional neutral waiting for the next shoe to drop.  Trust me, if you have children from difficult beginnings, the shoe will drop.   241 more words

Parenting Adopted Children

Teenage Play Dates

I am a mother who had very few Mommy Moments in the raising of my children. You know, those sweet moments when a warm feeling blossoms up like a big Pink Peony in your chest? 485 more words

Parenting Adopted Children

Acts and Adoption: Lisa Harper's Newest Tells Two Stories

I’m not a huge fan of plot contrivances in fiction, or some types of literary devices in non-fiction, so when it became apparent that Lisa Harper’s commentary on the Book of Acts was using the story of the adoption of her daughter as a motif, I was a little skeptical. 364 more words