Grief is War

On those days when I could barely get out of bed, God reminded me through Ephesians 2:10 that He had given me everything I need to do the good work of fighting this war. in a way that reflects His presence in me...

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Hope in Uncertain Days

Everyone has a story and it’s my job with MARKINC Ministries to research and identify people whose stories offer help and hope to those coming behind them. Sometimes I stumble on stories through a Facebook post, a book recommendation, a television show, or through a conversation with someone who knows someone who…

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Full Circle?

One of the best parts of my job as Director of Resource Development with MARKINC Ministries is meeting and interviewing people for our Help and Hope audio library. Technology makes it...

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Grief Relief - Practical Tips for Getting Through the Holidays

Children in foster care and many adopted children deeply grieve during the holidays, even little ones. They may not understand why they are so distraught or angry but display their hurt through wild emotions that seem to have no rhyme or reason. They don't know that they are grieving, they just know that something is broken or missing. Wise parents will prepare by embracing these moments as opportunities to help their child....

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Crash Dummy for Caregiving

November is the month we honor Caregivers and our MARKINC team is delighted to offer help and hope through Chuck’s conversation with Peter Rosenberger. Peter calls himself the crash dummy for caregivers because in his words, “I’ve made every mistake possible and my goal is to help other caregivers avoid those potholes.”....

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The Bad Report

The bad report about a friend stunned me. Without hesitation, I believed it. Anger, sadness, disappointment. All of those emotions followed me around the house as I prepared for a busy day of running errands and catching up on undone tasks. I threw my purse...

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Struggle with Me

“Please, please don’t stop praying.  I don’t know how it works but I know it’s the only reason I can face the next minute.” My friend could barely speak through her tears. Her circumstances reminded me that life turns...

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