It takes a village

They say it takes a village to raise a child and I say, “Amen!” In today’s world, a community might be a better way to say it…and I got to see that first hand today. I spent some time this afternoon looking at apartments with my CASA . One of my friends took time to…

God’s hands at work

I love seeing God at work. Some times you don’t have to look very hard. I’m finding the more I let go of “me” the more I see God at work.

chaos

Chaos, a storm of questions, a barrage of people, a million handouts, more paperwork on the horizon. I felt like I had been put through the ringer after two hours. And guess what? I wasn’t even the one in the middle of the chaos. I was on the periphery as a support person for my…

Be “that person”

Today our local CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program, Sunflower CASA Project honored the 160 abused and neglected children served by their CASA volunteers in 2011. One hundred sixty children were in the Riley, Clay or Pottawatomie County court system last year. One hundred sixty children were served by awesome CASA staff and volunteers who…

I heart CASA

Have I told you how much I love CASA? If not, let me tell you…I love, love, love CASA! Maybe I’m still a newbie. Maybe I’ll get frustrated and jaded and disappointed, but right now I can truly see how important this program is. My CASA is wonderful and funny. She makes me appreciate what…