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serving others after beryl
Serving others offers light in the darkness
Buckner employee impacted by Hurricane Beryl continues to serve the vulnerable around her
Buckner employee Ruby Rodriguez is no stranger to hurricanes. A Houston resident for 45 years, Rodriguez has seen her fair share of severe storms,...

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fruit of the spirit
Living a life bearing the fruits of the Spirit
A devotion on God's gifts to us
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things...

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The foster care journey
Opening your heart and your home
Foster care is a journey of the heart. It is one of great love, sacrifice and resilience, both for the children in need and the foster parents who...

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distribution in houston
New Buckner Houston campus hosts Hurricane Beryl relief distribution
Hundreds of families impacted by the Category 1 hurricane received water, food and supplies
Even before its grand opening, the Buckner Children and Family Services of Houston campus was hard at work serving the community in the wake of...

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celebrating shoe drives
20,000 registered shoe drives marks major impact for Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® on vulnerable children and families
It's about more than just a pair of shoes: It's about hope, education and love
Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® is commemorating its 25th year of ministry, having provided more than 5 million pairs of shoes to vulnerable...

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seasons
The gift of seasons
A devotion on embracing God's divine beginnings, transitions and endings
One morning, I was working from my home office. My wife Joanne was about to take our 5½-year-old son Danny to school. She was also getting our two...

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xcel reception photo
Xcel Energy Foundation gift represents decade of supporting single-parent families in Amarillo
Buckner Family Pathways® program receives grant for learning resources
Buckner Family Pathways® in Amarillo received a $7,500 grant from Xcel Energy Foundation, presented recently at a grantee reception at its downtown...

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More than just love
Strong parents create strong families
Parenthood has its challenges – and it's not like there's a manual that can guide you through each and every turn you might take along the way in...

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humility and friendship
The spirit of humility
A devotion on leaning on God and others
In church on Sunday, the pastor’s message was about humility. I sat there in my chair overcome by gratefulness for the humility God has brought...

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amelia lopez
A culture of giving back
Buckner Family Hope Center® student becomes the teacher
Amelia Lopez's eyes occasionally wander to the large pot of boiling water and macaroni on the stove. She sits in the kitchen of the Buckner Family...

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summer safety
Nothing ruins summer fun like an emergency
Here are a few summer safety tips to pack with you this summer
Summer is here and it can be a time full of fun — catching fireflies, swimming, going to camp, eating popsicles and watching fireworks are just...

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courage
Courage in the calling
A devotion on the Lord's purpose for us
Courage is doing something, despite the fear it can cause. Courage can look different for everyone, particularly because we are all in different...

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