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Determination of Application of ICWA from Oregon Court of Appeals

We are getting a lot of questions about when the standards of ICWA apply if a child or parent is enrolled after the initiation of the child welfare case. 281 more words

Author: Kate E. Fort

Everything is subjected to change

“Everything is subject to change. Nothing lasts forever.” – Master Choa Kok Sui in Experiencing Being Golden Lotus Sutra.¬†

As the title say, the topic I am discussing this week is about change and permanence. 398 more words

Pranic Healing And Spirituality

What Won't Get You Through The Dip

Last month I’d published an article about Seth Godin’s book called “The Dip“.

As a continuation (or an aside) to that article, I wanted to add my own two-pence worth and write about what characteristics/personality traits  650 more words


Uncertainty and the meme that no one shares

It is hard to stay grounded and present when you feel like there is no floor to stand on.


An interesting concept.

Especially for one in their mid-twenties. 477 more words

Finding Satisfaction

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We are only two weeks into the new year, and my thoughts have been on goals, hopes, and dreams.

A new year frequently spurs people on a new trajectory or encourages new momentum on a recurring goal. 944 more words

Seeking Permanence

My grandsons get excited about every new thing: They both had a hard time waiting for Christmas, and the youngest jumped up and down for several days before a 4th birthday party. 72 more words

Patricia Steele Raible

The beauty of respite

Our social worker telephoned today with some bad news. It might not seem like much to non foster carers, but we found out that our regular respite carers are retiring. 1,514 more words