Mondays don’t often get a lot of positive attention, but yesterday was a very momentous one for my family. Yesterday, was my son Henry’s adoption court date. It marked the closing of the final chapter of his adoption which began in November 2008. Even though he’s been home for almost a year, and even though he’s legally been our son for longer than that, we had this last formal process to go through. read more
This morning on Twitter, I ran across this story about the state of Arkansas cutting funding for families providing foster care. I suppose many peoples’s initial response is to decry poor government priorities or the politics behind the need to make this decision. I, however, think our focus needs to be somewhere else completely. read more
It’s not usual for someone to enjoy getting verbally punched in the nose, but sometimes it is just what is needed. Jason Locy has done just that in a recent article on CNN’s Belief Blog. read more
Here’s a recent blog post by Dr. Russell Moore on questions of adoption raised in Kung Fu Panda 2. As always, his blog and insights are worth checking out – Adoption, Identity, and Kung Fu Panda
I’ve been reflecting on our recently completed adoption (see last post), I have been trying to think through the reasons as to why the number of families seeking to adopt is so that my own family’s process went so quickly. This has been especially perplexing to me because of the number of good, solid Evangelical churches and Christians that are sitting on the sidelines, doing nothing. After concluding my unscientific, speculative pondering – I’ve come up with this list.