Listening In

Listening In is where we focus on listening to the thoughts and perspectives of those who were adopted.


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An Unforgettable Invitation

posted on August 28, 2013

Listening. It’s hard to do. In many ways, it is a lost art…or one that some of us never really ever acquired. What I’m discovering about myself (and, if I can be so bold, about us — adoptive and foster parents) is…… Read More

Listen…

posted on May 9, 2013

There is always value in being connected to those who are experiencing similar circumstances or have gone through similar life events so you can share and learn information, ideas, hopes, and fears. For adoptive parents, there is a bond that exists…… Read More

Listening In – The Listen to Our Hearts DVD

posted on April 15, 2013

This past week Tapestry hosted a Women’s Event titled Something to Talk About and a Large Group Event titled Tell Me a Story. The Women’s Event focused on when, how, and what to say to our kids, and the Large…… Read More

Making Sense of It All

posted on February 25, 2013

Amy Curtis presented Making Sense of It All: Helping Adopted Children Understand Who They Are at the 2011 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference, and we are happy to now have Amy as the Director of Tapestry. In this hour-long presentation, Amy highlights…… Read More

Protecting What Is Sacred

posted on February 13, 2013

The human desire to connect breathes its life from the understanding and compassion of others. Therefore, it is no surprise that with the advent of the Internet we have found an instantaneous avenue to connect in ways that were virtually…… Read More

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Hope

posted on December 21, 2012

  “Forgiving does not erase the past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.”…… Read More

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Trust

posted on December 15, 2012

“Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.” — George MacDonald       “…continue trying, continue showing that you are never gonna leave, you’re never gonna let them go.” — Cecilia   Listen To Our…… Read More

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Why

posted on December 13, 2012

    “The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you.” — Frederick Buechner     Listen To Our Hearts: Why…… Read More

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Loss

posted on December 8, 2012

  “My story did not begin when I stepped off the plane. I wish they could remember that.” — adoptee, age 16 years       Listen To Our Hearts: Loss from Tapestry on Vimeo.   Listen to Our Hearts,…… Read More

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Rejection

posted on December 4, 2012

  “The work of restoration cannot begin until the problem is fully faced.” — Dan Allender     “…well if something happens I’m fine. I can be on my own, but I can’t. I can’t. I, We have to have…… Read More