Speechless: Are you open to keeping this child permanently?

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“Are you open to keep her permanently if her parents end up not completing their plan?” After a momentary plight of speechlessness, I managed to stutter a few words to the new social worker that I could not give her a concrete answer. I really had to wrestle with this idea of permanence. After nine […]

Love gives, love gets too attached, love hurts: Part 1

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Part 1: Love Gives Love gives…because God gave. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.”           – John 3:16 “How can you love a child who isn’t your own?” some people wonder.  How can […]