Jimmy played in the back seat, while his mom and dad overdosed in the front seat. Understandably scared as authorities took him into custody, Jimmy was lucky. He had a safe place to go on the worst day of his young life. A loving foster home took him in immediately.[Read more…] about A Safe Place to Go On a Very Bad Day
“I need to be more grateful.” My jaw must have dropped hearing those words from a 17-year-old. How many teenagers say that out loud? But this girl has a different perspective. She’s learned a hard truth.[Read more…] about “I Need to Be More Grateful”
Do you know the real you?
At one point, Linda Goldfarb, a well-known speaker, book narrator, coach, actress, author, and podcaster, didn’t know the real Linda.[Read more…] about Do You Know the Real You?
Esme Schmidt is among the fortunate. And she knows it. Had it not been for her adoptive parents, where would she be now? In jail and drug-addicted like her biological mother? Involved in toxic relationships? Chronically depressed? Suicidal?
No.[Read more…] about Among the Fortunate: Overcoming Foster Abuse
Stephen and Kerry Neander have weathered hurricane-force storms in their lives, but the tempests haven’t submerged them. Their trials have transformed and challenged them. Living beyond the limits has become their mission in life.[Read more…] about Trials Didn’t Stop Them: Living Beyond the Limits
For Tammy Horvath, forgiving her son’s killer was easier than forgiving herself.[Read more…] about Forgiving Her Son’s Killer…And Herself