Abandonment – A Lesson in Hope

Saturday’s Pick: A story of Abandonment – Where the Crawdads Sing I chose to listen to the audiobook version of Where the Crawdads Sing.  It was highly recommended by the Reese Witherspoon Book Club. Like so many other readers, I love a book which begins with a feeling of total abandonment, yet ends on a […]

Lost Hope – No Room in the Inn

Are We a Nation of Lost Hope? Is There No Room in the Inn? Lost hope is a state of mind a child can’t begin to comprehend. At least, not until something tragic rips the joy from their life and leaves them in turmoil. One of my earliest memories is of a man I don’t […]

The Blessings from Adoption Abound

The Adoption of Cosmo — Hope for New Beginnings I have two grandchildren who had a pretty rough beginning in life. When my son and his wife adopted them, I watched as they struggled to trust and love. I can’t begin to imagine the tragic circumstances of their early years, but I wanted to find […]