Tag Archives: CASA

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. Advertisements

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Looking forward to my ‘summer’


I’m reading a really neat book called, Spiritual Rhythm: Being with Jesus Every Season of Your Soul by Mark Buchanan. I’m enjoying it and I seem to find an “ah ha” moment every time I crack it open (?) on … Continue reading

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A 2×4 of reality


I had my first “Oh no. I can’t do this. I’ve got to get out of here,” thought last night during our weekly three-hour CASA training. We had a panel of folks from SRS, St. Francis (services) and TFI (foster … Continue reading

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CASA step 1


I started the 30-hour training tonight to become a CASA. I was amazed by the number of people there. I think we had close to 25 attendees. It was a good diversity of ages. In fact, I was shocked by … Continue reading

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Am I strong enough?


Next year I’m going to start a new adventure–volunteering for the Sunflower CASA Project. I’ve been thinking about it for years but was never sure I was strong enough. Do you know what CASA stands for? They are Court-Appointed Special … Continue reading

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