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A nostalgic delivery
An alumnus of Buckner Orphans Home reflects on how he still benefits from the influence and guidance he received
When William Johnson made a delivery to the Buckner Center for Humanitarian Aid, he didn’t expect to be reminded of his childhood. ...

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A disastrous road trip turns into a blessing
Family Pathways mom finds hope on the road to a better life
On a typical day, it could take nine hours to drive from Houston to Amarillo, Texas. But for Rose Hurst and her 3-year-old daughter, Callie, the...

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Embracing freedom
A devotion for Independence Day
After reflecting on last summer, I’m feeling extra thankful today. ...

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3 ways to discuss freedom with your children on Independence Day
Fourth of July can be a magical time for a child. Between the picnics, games and fantastic firework displays, there is no shortage of fun and...

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Teens in Houston go on summer adventure
Kids in the summer enrichment program learn about farming at Atkinson Farms
Summer is the time for adventure and fun. Children participating in the Teen Enrichment Summer Program at the Buckner Family Hope Center at Aldine...

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Is fear holding you back?
A devotion about trusting God when out of our comfort zones
Fear. A simple word, yet one with severe consequences if we give into it or let it hold us back. ...

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Buckner Westminster Place celebrates 25 years
The senior living community welcomed family and friends for a fish fry
Residents, families and grandchildren came together yesterday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Buckner Westminster Place with a fish fry and...

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5 ways to get the most out of volunteering
Use your unique skills to help families and children in need
You want to give back to your community and at the same time learn and grow from the experience. But how do you know your experience will be...

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You can be an advocate
We need people like you to help vulnerable families in your community
Advocate (ad-vo-cate); noun; One who pleads the cause of another; one who defends or maintains a cause; one who supports or promotes the interests of...

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Rest. Reflect. Refocus.
A devotion on self-reflection
Self-reflection and rest are intentional moments in time set aside to slow down the daily hustle and bustle and can help you process and understand...

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What Juneteenth means to me
The historical importance of making Juneteenth a national holiday
On June 17, 2021, I, along with all of Black America, anxiously awaited to see if President Biden would make monumental history by declaring...

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5 ways to celebrate dad on Father's Day
Creative ways to show your dad he's the best
We know you want to celebrate your dad. He works hard throughout the year and is committed to your family. ...

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