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Holly Gnuse

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4 Lessons for Every Foster Parent

The learning curve in knowing what to do and say as a foster parent feels steep sometimes. As children in your care are trying to make sense of all that is happening around them, and…
Holly Gnuse
November 5, 2020
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Letting Go When You’re Attached

I suppose there is this moment in every parent’s journey. We know it’s coming at the start. The number of days that your child will grow within the walls of your home is limited. There…
Holly Gnuse
October 15, 2020
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Reunification & Longing for Change

We’re on the cusp of reunification. Here, as we near the end, this isn’t what I thought it would be like. I wanted to feel secure in knowing that the same patterns would not repeat…
Holly Gnuse
October 1, 2020
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5 Ways to Make Visit Days Great

Visit days are the worst. And visit days are, arguably, one of the most important days for our children. It's paradoxical—much like the rest of foster care—holding two strong emotions in the same breath. If…
Holly Gnuse
August 20, 2020
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A Reminder to the Dads

After five and a half years of marriage and no children of our own, the Lord saw it fit to make my wife and I the foster parents of two beautiful little girls. One year…
Holly Gnuse
June 22, 2020
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Infertility and Foster Care

I’m encouraged by, feel heavy-hearted for, and praying with friends near and far who have shared their stories of infertility—stories wrought with unbearable pain, stories still unfolding, and stories of incredible loss.
Holly Gnuse
April 27, 2020
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5 Reasons We Love The Foster Care Community

We want to see people everywhere supporting the foster care community and experiencing Jesus together. This isn’t just a great tagline here at The Forgotten Initiative, but it’s the vision we’re passionate about. It drives…
Holly Gnuse
January 23, 2020