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Foster the Family – Foster Parents Article

But the “mixed bag” of this day doesn’t negate what is true: You deserve a day to be celebrated. What you do, it is worthy of honor. Should be acknowledged. Deserves gratitude. So, to each of you, I say: Happy Mother’s Day. To the women who’s said goodbye to a beloved child and carries heartbreak through the celebration… To the woman who’s chosen to enter and reorient a child’s life forever, committing to share love and last names, no matter…

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Foster the Family – Foster Parents Article

But this–what we can see, the short-term that our eyes can comprehend, the temporariness of foster care–isn’t all that there is. “…We do not lose heart…we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” (2 Corinthians 4:16-18) My day day-to-day life–your day-to-day life–isn’t all that there is. The times your voice isn’t heard, your phone calls aren’t answered, your prayers don’t play out…

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Foster the Family – Foster Parents Article

I guess I always knew foster care existed. Even as a kid. I mean, I watched TV. Punky Brewster was cute. Gary Coleman was cute. Leo Dicaprio was cute. I knew that, in theory, there were foster children in the world. But it ended there. Never once did I consider that it had anything to do with me.It’s National Foster Care Month. A time when we have conversations about foster care. A time when we pause and pay attention to these…

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