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Welcome to ChosenFamilies.org. I am so glad you have come to visit. We live in a world with God’s creativity all around us. We see unique beauty in the many things He created. Whether we look to animals, plants or people, we see God’s creative genius everywhere. Regarding people, we see the diversity of God’s handiwork […]

Vulnerable Children and What We Can Do to Prepare Them

For almost a year God has been preparing our hearts to become a part of what He is doing in the area of foster care, specifically in relation to being a part of the continuum of care for minors affected by human trafficking in middle Tennessee. My husband and I are nearing the end of the DCS […]

I Feel _____.

It all started so innocently in my husband’s favorite setting – a restaurant. I won’t cite financial guru Dave Ramsey who says dining-out kills a budget, because that’d imply we HAVE a budget…and since I buy plants like there’s no tomorrow, I leave well enough alone. Sooo, we’re just conversating along when the tone shifts, […]