Can I Really Honor My Mother and Father? I’m in foster Care

If you asked me a year ago, do I honor my Mother and Father? I would have given you the meanest 13-year-old sassiest eye roll ever. Then I would have proceeded to give you the grocery list of reasons why I felt my parents were unworthy of being honored.  However, the more I learn about…

Clinginess and Fake Id’s

Before God began processing me I was extremely clingy.  If you would like to know just read my post  The Confessions Of A Needy Friend.Children are clingy because they are in need of knowing their safety, love and affection is secure. Once they are secure in these areas they begin to adventure into independence. What do…

Addressing Inner Wounds

As a person who endured childhood abuse  and trauma I learned to internalize emotions as a way to cope and to survive. If I was hurting I smiled, If I was overwhelmed and frustrated I smiled , When I was manipulated and tormented I smiled. I never really told anyone how I really felt.

Forgotten Tears of A Mother

Who would have  thought a 45 minute conversation  with my mother would  change my whole perspective and attitude towards my mom.  God has such a way of doing the unexpected and beyond expected. For many years I have carried resentment, UN-forgiveness, and hatred towards my mother for placing me in adoption.  5 years ago the…

Foster Care: Tips on Meeting Birthparents

Meeting my birth mother at the age of 24 came with so many lessons here’s the advice I would give at 28 years old. Get a cup of Tea and  sit down let me share some treasures with you:

Placed In The River ……

I was a little discouraged as I started to write this post because I read a blog  about how  Moses story had nothing to do with adoption. And here I am about to write a whole post  about Moses and adoption.  At first, I was second guessing writing but God encouraged me to  write my…