In high school, I was talking a walk near the intersection of Maynard and Wicklow in my hometown. It's the neighborhood where I grew up with pine trees, beautiful azaleas and modest middle class homes from the mid-70s. But yet, in my very tony suburb, this was considered the poor area part town. But it … Continue reading Thoughts From a Walk and a Time of Lament
One of my wisest, closest friends wrote this blog: Frog in the Kettle ‹ The Wading Pool. It's one of the deepest reflections of modern Christian faith that I've read in a long time. And, I'm not just saying that because he paid me to share it. 🙂 (ok- he didn't). Each time I read … Continue reading From “The Wading Pool” Frog in the Kettle
This series is about life within our new global community, Covid-ville. As our world universally moves into shelters and sanctuaries to fend off this vicious disease, here are some stories from our bubble as we navigate this time with a perspective on mental health, adoption, foster care and family life. Sometime around 3:30 p.m., I … Continue reading Dispatches from Covid-ville: Sunday is Coming
Working in the yard this weekend, we built a reminder of this time in quarantine that hopefully will endure for years to come.
A story from our early days with the boys exemplifies one of the predominate descriptions of children who have experienced adoption. They are very brave.