Edition: March | April 2024

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The Oak Life Journal is a publication designed specifically for orphanage directors, caregivers and advocates. Topics include international orphan care news, orphanage frameworks and administration, as well as practical applications of therapeutic care and alternative caregiving perspectives.

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From the Editor

"A Blessing"

By Cameron Talbot • 2 min read

In the first moments of my eldest daughter being born, the doctor insisted I be the one to cut the umbilical cord. Before I did, he stopped my wife and me and purposefully instructed, “This is an important moment. Speak something over her first.”

Raising Godly Kids

By Ysabel Rodriguez • 3 min read

Leading your children closer to Christ involves more than just seeking big ministry moments; it requires intentional, consistent discipleship.

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Puzzle Pieces

By Ann Houck • 4 min read

Clinical Social Worker, Ann Houck, discusses how creating thriving environments for vulnerable children means meticulously fitting every puzzle piece, providing safety and nurturing for growth and healing.

5 Steps to Teach Kids God's Voice

By Cameron Talbot • 6 min read

Children can learn to hear God's voice and develop a deep, lasting connection with Him. And you can teach them.

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