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Tuesday Treats: On Hold

Happy Tuesday! For the time being, Tuesday Treats will be on hold. I’m trying to cut out skimming Facebook, which is how I normally come across links to share. Lord willing, I’ll be writing more content this year, although we have a busy year of transition ahead! Thanks for reading at Adopted By the King. I look forward to sharing 2015 w…

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Tuesday Treats: 12-23-14

There are so many things we can pray about! If you’re a parent, here is a simple way to think through 7 Prayers to Say For Your Children. 12 Things Your Daughter Needs You To Say Parenting Kiddos Who Sabotage Big Days. In a season of Big Days…yes. Still have gifts to wrap? Here are some beautiful gift tags! Merry Christmas! May you rejoi…

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Tuesday Treats: 12-16-14

Happy Tuesday! This Blank Space parody is fantastic. Fair warning, it was stuck in my head for two days. What We Can’t Say to Too Many People: Yep. Those things. Our Thanksgiving: A wonderful post on gratitude, as well as many ideas to help people with a long-term challenge A grace-filled perspective on being a foster mom  100 Hand…

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Tuesday Treats: 12-9-14

Happy Tuesday! Just Do Something: good thoughts on bearing one another’s burdens The Anti-Hustle: “It is okay to live small and quiet and with intention, when you are living in obedience to Christ. This is its own act of bravery and constitutes a life well-lived.” Compassion’s Gift Catalog: so many ways to bless others this Christmas!…

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Tuesday Treats: 12-2-14

Happy Tuesday, and happy December! Lessons in Love From Raising a Child with Asperger’s Thankful for Southeastern: we’re less than two weeks away from graduation(!), and PJ and I are both very thankful for Southeastern. Waiting on Thankfulness The Greatest Christmas: a collection of resources for Advent…

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Tuesday Treats: 11-25-14

Happy Tuesday of Thanksgiving week! Today is our last day of school before a few days off. Retelling the Story of the First Thanksgiving: we’re working on this Thanksgiving craft! Why Church is a Burden for Special Needs Parents (And What You Can Do About It) When Adoptive Parents Think There’s Nowhere to Turn: ten minute video. Good th…

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Tuesday Treats: 11-18-14

Welcome to the Adoption Edition of Tuesday Treats! This wasn’t planned, but I came across several good articles this week. The Ugly Side of Adoption: “Yes, the Gospel is a picture of adoption into the family of Christ. And the Gospel includes immense amounts of suffering. Without death, there is no redemption. Without pain, there is no j…

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Tuesday Treats: 11-11-14

Happy Tuesday! Losing the Streets: Needed to hear this in a valley of parenting our kids. “One of the greatest dangers of adoption is believing for your child what your child already believes about themselves. It’s subtle. And easy, when the sum total of all their behaviors in a given day seems to point in one direction…No doctor’s diagn…

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Tuesday Treats: 11-4-14

Happy Tuesday! Many are the Wonders: The Second Story of Ethan Hallmark. I cannot recommend this 45 minute film highly enough. I had the immense privilege of caring for this young man back at the beginning of his cancer journey in 2010. We watched this as a family last week. So powerful. My Night Undercover in the Sex Trade: I listened t…

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Tuesday Treats: 10-28-14

Happy Tuesday! A good perspective on giving and receiving help. An amazing post about dying with dignity by a mother who recently lost her child to cancer. You’ll need to be logged into CaringBridge to read, but it’s worth your time. I’ve just finished getting caught up on the If:Gathering podcasts and enjoyed them all! The Shoe Song:…

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