As I've read and skimmed through the multitude of articles, opinions and analyses of the events of the last couple of weeks, there has been much of it that has made me sad, some of it has made me glad, some of it has been very solidly written, some of it has been amazingly slanted. … Continue reading God Doesn’t Need Us
11 years ago tonight, there was a crowd gathering at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids Michigan.They were waiting for a plane to come in. A plane that contained a family of 7.5 kids and their parents. 2 of the children became United States citizens that morning, when they landed in … Continue reading 11 Years – But I Won’t Use “The” Word
Baltimore Ferguson ISIS Nigeria Boko Haram The Dominican Republic's government's persecution of Haitians Charleston The Confederate Flag Civil War History And then Ann Voskamp posts a question on Facebook, "One thing you wish was different these days in church?"In 8 hours, she's had 884 comments. People, there is a LOT of bad stuff going on … Continue reading Words?
Transracial adoptive parents are reluctant revolutionaries? Seriously? According to an article I read that was written by an African American man, yes, transracial adoptive parents are revolutionaries. Why? Because they are living what our country needs. They are demonstrating, on a daily basis, what the country should be doing. And what is that? Making race … Continue reading Transracial Adoptive Parents–Reluctant Revolutionaries?
Some of them are big. Some of them are small. Some of them are very enjoyable circles. Circles of friendship, circles of good times and joy filled experiences. Some of them are filled with family. Some of them are very lonely. Some of them raise more questions than answers. Some of them involve 17 year … Continue reading The Circles We Move In…….