Monthly Archives: December 2012

Taking Inventory

In a world that values the name brands of the shoes we wear, the type of handbag we carry, and the cars we drive, it’s easy to fall into the trap of valuing the things we can see, feel, and … Continue reading

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“Unadoptable” = Unwanted and Unloved

When I was seven years old, I was labeled “unadoptable” by my county social worker. That was the day that my worst fears of never being rescued actually came true. I remember thinking, “It’s official. I am unwanted and unloved.” … Continue reading

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There May Come a Day …

Many people are estranged from someone. Birth mothers of adopted children, family members and friends who have had a falling out, spouses who have filed for divorce and the spouses and children left behind, grandparents and grandchildren whose divorced parents … Continue reading

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Big Dreams

Every one of us is born with a “big dream.” The dream planted in your heart was given specifically to you because you have inside of you the seeds that are necessary to fulfill that dream. You have the passion; … Continue reading

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The Prayer That Covers It All

You may have memorized the Lord’s Prayer as a child, and perhaps you have a tendency to rush through it without thinking about its meaning. But make no mistake, this is not a generic prayer; in fact, it is the … Continue reading

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