Let’s be clear. When I post something, it is largely my own experience and gained learnings from my life. I do some research, read others’ writings, listen to people, etc., but by and large, we are all talking from a personal space. So who is the “expert?” And let’s be clear here. It’s not me.… Continue reading a theology wrap-up
As we talk about adoption, I like to use these 3 questions as a framework: adopted FROM what? adopted TO what? adopted AS what? Too often, well meaning believers talk about these things in generic terms without having really considered more of the point of view of the adoptees themselves and what kinds of messages… Continue reading more theology on adoption: FROM, TO, AS
November is National Adoption month. There has been a plethora of sources and blog posts daily on my Facebook news feed. Huffpost, among others, has been diving headfirst into the fray with their series, trying to be balanced in their opinions, but mostly being conservative, as expected. What makes me saddest, is the total lack… Continue reading the theology of adoption: the needy and the needed
As any adult adoptee can tell you, there are scenarios in every day life that remind us of just how complicated something like identity really is. For example, just yesterday my husband and I went to get Montana driver’s licenses. Simple enough, right? We have an unexpired license from our last residence, my husband has… Continue reading no, who are you really?
Maybe you’ve heard of Dressember, maybe not. It’s a grassroots campaign committed to ending slavery and sex trafficking throughou the world today. One of the many organizations Dressember partners with is International Justice Mission. IJM is an amazing group of people who do both rescue missions in these troubling localities as well as provide legal… Continue reading Introducing Dressember: until they all come home