Category Archives: christianity

31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 14 and 15 “You have a WHITE foster baby?”

“You have a WHITE foster baby?” Yes.  I have heard this more than once. Yes.  I have several friends who have heard the same thing. As a matter of fact, I know a mom whose pastor said this to her. … Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 9 “Watch this…”

“Watch this…” And the worst parent in the world award goes to…. Drum roll….   Me. Thank you, thank you… I try. And I do try.  I promise.  I love being a mom.  Someone said to me, “Oh my! Starting … Continue reading

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31 Days Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Day 6 “When will you have children?”

She wasn’t trying out for the Olympic trials? She was growing a human being? She didn’t miss the mark, she wasn’t too slow, and she didn’t stumble at the finish line. She lost her child. She is a life-giver. Continue reading

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31 Days Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 5 “I watch you sleep…”

Pictures in our mind burned there by horror stories. We were afraid. Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 4 “Do you wan’t to go to Walmart?”

“Do you want to go to Walmart?” No.  And if you really cared about me, you would have invited me to Target. I hope you have a lovely Sunday.  I am over the moon to be counted a worthy read … Continue reading

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