The Heart of Fostering

by Heather Bock On January 7, a one-week old sleeping baby girl, head tilted to the side as she lay dwarfed in her infant car seat, was gently set down in our entryway. We had been officially licensed to foster for a week and a half, and although this girl was the first to enter our … Continue reading The Heart of Fostering

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A Thirty-Six Year Journey

by Heather Bock My journey began thirty-six years ago. You see, I'm about to turn forty years old--a milestone that both disturbs me and heightens my desire to follow what I feel God has called me to do and live this life fully for Him. As Switchfoot sings: "Life is short; I want to live … Continue reading A Thirty-Six Year Journey

Fear at the Door: The Difficulties of Fostering

by Heather Bock Greg and I began the process of fostering to adopt about three weeks ago. We started the online classes, began attending the classes in-house with our agency, and checked off the first items on the somewhat overwhelming list of what we need to complete before we can say yes to a potential … Continue reading Fear at the Door: The Difficulties of Fostering