Merry Christmas from Compass!

Merry Christmas from Compass!

Christmas! Oh! It's Christmas time! I am beyond excited that this year ALL of my siblings will be home, along…

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When a picture is worth 1000 memories

When a picture is worth 1000 memories

I don't know what it is about fall. Whether it's the changing weather and the cooler days, or just the…

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Some GLOWING updates

Some GLOWING updates

I really wanted to get this post out a few weeks ago, but you know... we were kind of busy…

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Grand Champions- Made in Nebraska!

Every time I think of the State Fair, the lyrics sung by Templeton the Rat, from Charlotte's Web, ring in…

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You probably shouldn’t be a foster parent

I often find myself in these conversations. They start something like this: “My husband and I have thought about doing…

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Foster Care 101 Part 3: Three Considerations when Choosing a Foster Care Agency

This is part 3 in our series Foster Care 101. View Part 1. View Part 2.  When you were graduating…

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Foster Care 101- Part 2

This is the second part in our series titled Foster Care 101. Click here to read Part 1.  In our…

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Foster Care 101- Part 1

*This information is for foster care based in Nebraska. Other states may have different regulations or processes. So you've been…

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On Loving and Letting Go

On Loving and Letting Go

  I remember vividly when my daughter was born over a decade ago. I remember seeing my very own heart…

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The God Who Sees

The God Who Sees

Have you ever worked really hard on something, but no one noticed or said anything? One time when I was…

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Being OK With Auntie

In my first post I shared that God has changed my heart in big ways through foster care, and I…

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The Most Unexpected Hurt

As I’m sure is true of most prospective foster parents, we had our share of expectations going into this. We…

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Puzzle Pieces

As I think back on why my husband and I chose to do foster care, I can remember the moment.…

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