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fostering

29
Jun
2015

Overwhelmed

I am overwhelmed. Yes ... by the sheer task of being mom to 6 kids (ranging from ages 1 to 6), all with different needs and desires. Yes ... by the chaos that is sure to be a lingering effect as we find our new norm. Yes ... by the hurt that I get a glimpse of in their vulnerable moments.... But, more than that I am overwhelmed by Him.

Overwhelmed

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18
Jun
2015

“Mommy Left!”

"Mommy Left!" Aside from it being screamed at the top of her lungs for several hours straight, this was one of the hardest things to hear our new four-year-old foster child say. She would not stop screaming, "Mommy Left!" for hours on end. This was the first night all three new children were staying in our home. A new place. Isolated from all they know. While they should have nothing to fear, the air was all but calm.

“Mommy Left!”

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