Loving a child that might leave.

Loving a child that might leave.


Most who consider foster care question whether they could love a child and then watch them leave. And that question shouldn’t be minimized. Your heart can’t prepare for that reality. And it will be changed because of it.

I have thoughts and heartbreaks and questions to write. But today I will begin by sharing another’s writing.

Jason Johnson examines this question in light of another. What if it’s not about me, but about these kids?

I think his words can come down a little hard. Considering our own hearts is valid. But I agree that sacrificing for another is powerful. I have found that love doesn’t regret even when it aches. I would risk again. And will.