There is something that we all have in common; we all came from somewhere. We didn’t just arrive in the present. And because we are all on a journey we all have stories to tell. All of us have had adverse experiences and many of us have lived through trauma. Unfortunately, too many people have … Continue reading Connecting With Hurting People
Join me in praying for our friends in Houston today. There is so much unimaginable devastation and loss in the city. If you are looking for somewhere to donate, I recommend Houston's First Baptist Church. Here is a link to their LoveFirst Disaster Relief Fund.
The 2017 Tapestry Conference will be held October 20-21 at Irving Bible Church. Come learn from Dr. Curt Thompson as he teaches on the Soul of Shame. Examine how shame keeps us from being engaged in relationships and community. Learn how to retell the stories we believe about ourselves. Early bird registration for the 2017 Tapestry … Continue reading 2017 Tapestry Conference
School’s out for the summer, it’s a holiday weekend, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite books with you. Each one of these has changed the way I look at the world and has impacted how I understand myself and my family. In short, each of these books has changed the way I … Continue reading 5 Books You Must Read This Summer
Join other adoptive and foster moms (and moms-to-be) for a discussion group that is sure to help you on your parenting journey. The Connected Child, co-authored by Dr. Karyn Purvis, has become one of the most helpful and encouraging books for adoptive and foster parents. Dr. Purvis, together with Tapestry’s Amy & Michael Monroe, wrote … Continue reading Created to Connect: Summer Group for Women
May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #10: Prayerfully consider becoming a foster parent Not everyone is equipped to be a foster parent, but if you find yourself being drawn to foster families and … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #10)
May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #9: Household chores There is paperwork and numerous appointments that come with foster care (doctor, dentist, psychologist, play therapist, OT,PT, ST) in addition to all the visitors … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #9)