- What do you think are some interests and passions that Loki may possess? What are some of your own?
Caregiver Note: Although Loki is indeed destined for Glorious Purpose, he’s arguably burdened himself with the wrong choice. and should take a different path in life. Our interests and passions can be the road map that leads where we didn’t even know we needed to go. It seems to be a prevalent thought in society that our purpose is derived from where we started in life. This can be troublesome for foster/adoptive youth who don’t yet recognize that “it’s not where you have been, it’s where you are going.” Identifying what lights you up as a person and responding to those things will undoubtedly set children on the right path in life. Though keep in mind that many of our children may not know how to recognize that feeling. Most of the children that I have had the honor of caring for could not even identify a favorite cartoon character when we first got acquainted, and some were hesitant to select one. Others were so excited that we went rapid fire through too many options in a short period of time that it led nowhere. Encourage and guide your kids to explore the world and stick with their selections for a set amount of time before moving on to something else. Eventually the…
About the Author: Felecia Neil
Felecia Neil is a foster care alumni who has 12 years of experience working within residential settings and has served as a foster parent for over 6 years. She is currently a much needed asset to the Transfiguring Adoption team where she reviews books and helps to assure the organization considers the perspective of foster youth.
**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.