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Aging out of foster care: Jasmine's story
Foster youth discovered hope and healing at Buckner NextStep
Jasmine Bourne-Thorne grew up as a foster child and eventually aged out of the system when she was 18 years old. ...

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Why we should care for youth who have aged out of foster care
Today is National Aging out of Foster Care Awareness Day
The transition to adulthood is one most will face with a family cheering them on and serving as a backbone when life throws curveballs. When someone...

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In times of stress or fear, what do you believe in?
A devotion for Memorial Day
Have you ever heard the phrase, “There are no atheists in fox holes”? I cannot remember exactly what movie I heard it in or recall the book I...

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What can we do after a traumatic event?
The responses trauma can trigger and ways to process after a traumatic event
Anxiety. Anger. Sadness. Numbness. Confusion. ...

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Reaching for hope
Praying for the children and families of Robb Elementary in Uvalde
Buckner President and CEO, Albert Reyes, reflects on how we can help find comfort, hope and deliverance of pain after horrific events, like the...

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Being rooted in Christ
A devotion about finding your identity in Jesus
When I was a kid, I wanted nothing more than to be a professional baseball player. Whether it was watching the Texas Rangers or playing in various...

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Aging out of foster care: Amy's story
How to find help if you are aging out foster care
Amy Carrier aged out of foster care when she was 18 years old, but she felt she still needed some guidance and assistanced as she transitioned into...

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Bravely stepping into foster care
'I'm so grateful that I said yes'
Rob and Emily Holloway felt called to adopt. But when they learned about the huge need in foster care they knew they had to do something. ...

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A day at the ballpark
Families and senior adults participate in Faith and Family Day at Rangers game
It was a fun-filled day at the ballpark on Sunday during Faith and Family Day at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Buckner families and senior...

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Are random acts of kindness really random?
A devotion on kindness
The Bible tells the story of Jesus standing in front of crowd of people and choosing one man sitting in a tree to dine with. Another story describes...

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