The Process

As a religion major, we had to study several different aspects spirituality and what it means to us as humans. One aspect is the process of grieving. We grieved hard the weekend the kids left. Granted, we’re not done, but time makes things easier. As time has passed, I have thought about things over and […]

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The Day After…

On Friday, September 29th, 2017, time stopped at 11:30 am. In life, sometimes things happen that stick in your mind and play over and over like a bad rerun. “The parents have been clean for 2 weeks” will sit at the forefront of my mind for a while to come. On this day, our first […]

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:The Stranger I See (Pt 2)

I remember this being better. But that’s kind of how our memories work. The lens we remember things sometimes makes them seem a little better (or worse) than they actually were. God? Are you there? Can you hear my thoughts? If you can, I plead….please….heal my heart. How I’ve gotten here, I don’t even know. […]

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:The Stranger I See (Pt. 1)

*Another one from that dark place. But one of my favorites.* “What’s wrong with me”, I often ask As I look at the stranger in the looking glass. A vessel once full, has now become hollow, Still watching close by, but refusing to follow. I thought I knew what would fill it, I pursued it, […]

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:Hear Love

Originally posted on December 1, 2011. This poem is interestingly still very relevant now that we are foster parents. It’s hard trying to show love to kids who have only been shown how to hate. He held on tightly, Hitting with words of hate. Saying what he wanted, And using no restraint. Little ears can […]

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