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Poet as Picker

The poet is a picker
rummaging thru the barn
of a farmer too stubborn to die
his Depression expression
Fix it or do without

We pore over words… 131 more words


WORDS OF LIFE (#8) The AMEN God – ’amen (and related words ’emunah, ’aman, ’emeth)

(March 16, 2017) Dr Jim McClure, noted theologian, concludes his series on selected Hebrew words…

Camping on sand is not a good idea!  Even though a tent may be sound and the ropes strong, unless the pegs are hammered in securely, the tent will collapse and may even be blow away. 1,471 more words


Swimming Against the Current

Your mom and dad made you. They brought you into this world. They love you.

But even though mom and dad love you, they hurt you sometimes. 944 more words

A phase of permanency

I’m a mother, and the forever impact of that sentence echoes deep to my soul. Yet I often feel so transient in this otherwise permanent role as I struggle to define my new identity.  691 more words

Pregnancy And Parenthood

Fostering: One Year In

Next week will mark one year of fostering for our family. One year, five sweet boys.

Our one-year mark will be punctuated by the permanency hearing for Little J. 769 more words


"Post-permanency service needs, service utilization, and placement discontinuity for kinship versus non-kinship families"

Liao, Minli, and Kevin R. White.  Children And Youth Services Review 44, (September 2014): 370-378.

This article compares quality of life between kinship and non-kinship post-permanency families. 92 more words