Often times, when Christians talk about James 1:27, adoption and foster care are the primary means presented for living "true religion." But the scripture doesn't pinpoint these two options as superior - or the fulfillment of the law. James 1:27 states:
One way my family likes to spend time together is to go out to the park. After long seasons of cold weather, it’s just refreshing to get out and release some of the endless energy that is bottled up in my kids.
One day, last summer, we were playing on the playground and...
On Monday, March 13, 2017 - we said Yes.
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - we said Yes.
On Monday, August 21, 2017 - we said Yes.
On Thursday, October 5, 2017 - we said Yes.
On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - we said Yes.
Hope used to be a pretty simple concept to me, but like many things I’ve encountered on this journey, it’s become of the most hard-won battle scars I’ve gained. Honestly, every day this is the thing that confuses and surprises me mos...