In my job, there are times that I have to give good people really bad news. As someone that works in adoption, it falls on me to tell a family if an expectant mom has changed her mind and decided to parent her child, and to tell families that she chose a different family. These
When I hear self care the first thought I have is yeah a pedicure would be nice. I don’t know about you but I forget that self-care is far more than getting a mani/pedi on occasion and it is not just for women. Working in the social work field I am surrounded by people that
So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 NLT We have been called the children of God. He has adopted us into his family, made us an heir with Christ,
To the hero of the day, the ones that may or may not have children on this Mother’s day. To the foster moms, I admire what you do. This month is foster care awareness month and so often the foster moms go unrecognized. They are there in the middle of the night when a little one
5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet
Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.
6 And he will turn
The hearts of the fathers to the children,
And the hearts of the children to their fathers,
Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse.”
New King James Version (NKJV)
Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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Some of you that know me and what I do know that I am a foster care social worker. For those who don’t now you do. I have been working in the field of child welfare (foster care) since October of 2007. It seems crazy to me how time has flown by working in this field but one thing remains. No matter where you are the need for foster and adoptive parents is great. I have some friends that have become foster and adoptive parents along the way and I salute them. But the call, the ministry is still in need of laborers.
Now I know that some of you are thinking what is she talking about? Ministry? Yes, I said ministry and this is one that is close to the Lord’s heart.