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Losing a parent at an early age can be traumatic. It can leave a gaping hole, and take years to understand. Holland Webb spent years searching for what was lost, and ultimately as a life mission, has sought to redeem that loss by being that for someone else.
Thus began his adoption of two little boys, age 3 and age 4, while himself a single 27-year-old man, which greatly grew his faith in Jesus Christ. His road to personal redemption is remarkable.
Currently Holland is a cohost of "The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words and All Things Literary" a podcast, he cohosts with Amy Bowlin. He is also the founder at The Webb Digital Marketing Company, LLC. He has co-authored the book 'Adventures in Fatherhood", with Carlton Hughes.
(In this episode he references several books and amazing authors, including Don Miller and Ryan Holiday.)
The Afterword Podcast:
Adventures in Fatherhood:
A Bible verse that shaped his faith journey: Proverbs 31:8- "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute."
Some of the topics covered in this episode:
*growing up without a Father
*filling holes from our childhood
*parenting through the difficult teen years
*how Americans are perceived in the Phillippines
*working for non-profit companies
*International Disability and Development Consortium. https://www.iddcconsortium.net/
*cohosting a podcast
*challenging our assumptions
*adoption as a single man
*fulfilling in others what we lack
*caring for parents with dementia
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