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Aug 28

Fostering Hope’s Benefit Dinner

By Christ's Church

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Jun 24

Goodness in Foster Care

By Melissa Cotten

"The state or quality of being good".  None of us are good within ourselves. It’s the goodness in us that reflects who Jesus is. I think about the scripture in Matth . . .

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May 30

Kindness in Foster Care

By Angie Coy

Ephesians 4:32 tells us, "And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ, forgave you." Having tenderhearted kindness is somet . . .

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May 13

Patience in Foster Care

By Grace Jones

Patience - "not just the ability to wait but how you act while you are waiting"    I saw this definition a while back and it broke my heart because I realized that G . . .

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Apr 24

Peace in Foster Care

By Emily Dunavent

When I think of foster care the last word I would use to describe it is “peaceful”. In fact, I can’t think of anything more polar opposite. Finding peace in foster . . .

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Apr 09

Joy in Foster Care

By Whitney Cummings

Long ago, I was one of the fools who thought that foster children become immediately happy the moment they’re removed from their damaging homes. They must be relieved a . . .

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Mar 28

Love in Foster Care

By Sarah McBride

When I sat down to write about being a foster parent and the topic of love, I really struggled. At first, I thought that it would be simple; I obviously love the kids tha . . .

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Mar 23

Fruits of the Spirit & Foster Care

By Joanna Holden

When I was growing up, my parents had apple trees in our backyard.  They were beautiful trees, great for climbing & enjoying the shade. But at certain times of the y . . .

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Jan 13

It’s All Lateral.

By Whitney Cummings

I used to hear my friend, Abi, frequently say, "I wish people wouldn't applaud us for fostering the kids who are with us. We're not some WONDERFUL gift to them." I mea . . .

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Nov 08

Inconveniently Everywhere

By Joanna Holden

I grew up in the flannel graph years of Sunday school. I realize that ages me & my kids look at me like I am speaking a foreign language when I talk about it. But it . . .

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