Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 189
Fostered: One Woman’s Powerful Story of Finding Faith and Family Through Foster Care
with guest Tori Hope Peterson
Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | January 17, 2023 | 35:57 min
Tori Hope Peterson
Listen, as Dr. Meeker interviews Tori Hope Peterson on being in the foster system and how it changed her life completely. There were trauma’s and bad experiences but out of all of this, she became strong in Christ through the love of a few important people in her life
Being in the foster system changed Tori’s life completely. There were trauma’s and bad experiences but out of all of this, she became strong in Christ through the love of a few important people in her life like her track coach, her youth leader and her church community.
Some topics covered:
- Foster care system reform: Recognizing the impossibly overwhelming caseloads carried by many social workers, addressing issues that often arise in institutionalized group homes, and more.
- Embracing God the Father even though she had been wounded by so many.
- Seeing how love can change people’s lives and give them hope.
- What it means to be radically hospitable and why the Church should embrace it.
- Struggling with labels and identity as a biracial woman.
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