Posts tagged with: refugee children

A Letter from My Mom

My mother and father wrote precious letters to Flower, right before she was moved. We were all urging her to make good choices, telling her how much she is loved. I thought I would share them here, with their permission,... Read More

Another New Plan

I wish I could show you how beautiful Flower is. She is stunning, as in model pretty. What is even more beautiful than her appearance is her heart. Her bravery, determination, and positivity. I admire her. Last Friday, she shared... Read More

This time tomorrow-

I’ll be welcoming our newest foster placement. I’ve been in a mad rush to get everything as organized as I can get it so that this process is seamless as possible and disrupts everyone as little as possible.  It’s crazy... Read More

Shepard Boy

Since my Bonus Boys have been asking for chores to do, I gave them a few jobs. They want to feel helpful around here, and I want to let them. So, their jobs are watering the potted plants and the... Read More

Yesterday

The bonus boys’ English is improving greatly. Every day it gets a little easier to communicate. Our foster agency is amazing. The caseworkers don’t expect the foster homes to do all the work, and are actually partners, and grateful for... Read More

Refugee Children

If you want to know more about the lives and stories of children like the ones we are hosting, click here, or here.  ... Read More

Days Two and Three

***Please excuse any typos or poor writing. It’s all I can do to squeeze out the brain power needed to write this. After a somewhat failed shopping trip yesterday, we ventured out to one of our local free concerts in... Read More

You know those moments you have, when you look around your life and just marvel at how you got… You know those moments you have, when you look around your life and just marvel at how you got here? I... Read More

First Night

You know those moments you have, when you look around your life and just marvel at how you got here? I had several of these tonight. First, when the translator told the boys of our wish for them to be... Read More

Who needs a dull moment?

Lots going on in our house. Dozer and I are leaving early tomorrow morning to volunteer at a temporary shelter with the immigrant influx in McAllen, TX. When we get home Saturday, we will have two new teenaged sons from Eritrea... Read More
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