Racial Reconciliation

What in the world is a girl like me doing talking about social justice?

Earlier this week, someone asked me to record something that I had written in the past for her podcast.  She wanted it to have a social justice theme.  Her theme for this season is “amplify” and I was looking for something I had written that might make sense and fit within these parameters.  I quickly

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Understanding Generational Trauma

  Why is trauma-informed care important? Trauma-informed is a buzzword right now, but one that has significant repercussions for how we work with kids and adults in our programs, schools, and churches. Trauma-informed care is based on growing knowledge about childhood trauma’s negative impact, originally based on the ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) study done by

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There are things with an adopted child (a very short word)

There are things with an adopted child. Things like teaching them the months of the year in order at 15 because you realize they never learned them in their disrupted kindergarten years. Things like not having the sweet momma memories of them sleeping in your arms or holding your hand as they gaze lovingly up

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