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foster parents
Celebrating foster care parents
Highlighting some of the amazing families who have opened their hearts and homes to children in need in Texas
The goal with foster care is always reunification, but in the meantime, vulnerable children can find a safe, loving home within a foster family....

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Children have a conversation with Dallas police officers
Have you ever wished you could ask your local police officer all the odd questions that pop in your mind? Kids at the Buckner Family Hope Center™...

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a busy life
Do you have too many tabs open?
A devotion about creating intentional moments of stillness to reset priorities and find joy
Are you familiar with the Austin Tex-Mex restaurant, El Arroyo, that is probably more famous for its witty signs than its food these days? The...

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Malleable – a superpower all children possess
Are children more malleable than adults?
Meet Mateo. His superpower is being malleable. ...

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What type of exercises are best for senior adults?
Improve your body and mind with age-appropriate exercise
Exercise is an important part of maintaining overall health and wellness at any age, but it is especially important for older adults. Whether through...

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5 tips to increase self-care during summer
How many tips can you work into your summer schedule?
We’re just a few days from the official start of summer, and I’m excited it’s here again. Of course, since Buckner is based in Texas, we...

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2022 juneteenth
Waking up in victory
A devotion for Juneteenth
Yesterday was Juneteenth. It goes by many names: Juneteenth National Independence Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Black...

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Being a father like Christ
John and Bri Thomas have fostered and adopted children through Buckner International and consider it their calling. John reflects on what it means to...

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the thomas family
Growing a family
Building a family legacy through foster care and adoption
The Thomas family lives on the edge of a northern panhandle town called Gruver, Texas. Across the road to the north, you can see all the way to the...

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buckner westminster place donates shoes for vulnerable children
Joining forces to support vulnerable children
Senior adults join shoe drive to benefit local children
Last week, Buckner Westminster Place hosted a party to celebrate their contributions to the local Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® shoe drive. The...

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Beyond the 'good stuff'
A devotion on trusting God with our burdens
As I get older, I’m learning more about my body and how it’s breaking down (ughhh!). Read Ecclesiastes 12 – God tells us what to expect. WAIT!...

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5 coping strategies for caregivers
5 coping strategies for caregivers
Being a caregiver can be hard; we're here to help
Being a caregiver can be a 24/7 job that comes with stress and a range of emotions daily. It is important not to forget about yourself and seek...

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