Sometimes when you have a rough start in life it is hard for the world to see you as beautiful. When you’ve been marred by the world and have lived too long without a forever family, sometimes it’s hard to see yourself as beautiful. Sometimes it’s hard to be beautiful. As a mom to children who had to live too many years without me, I’m learning to see their beauty even in the most un-beautiful moments. This week we are celebrating one year as a family of six.
Even when you
and say the most
I still think you are beautiful.
Because I know it’s how you
and become mine…
The Coffee for Your Heart concept is simple: Holley Gerth is asking us to pour out a little love with our words every Wednesday. There’s a prompt each week. Last Wednesday was, “You’re beautiful…just as you are.”
Next week is: “You’re not alone.” Write a blog post on that theme and link it up at Holley Gerth next Wednesday. Or if you don’t have a blog, you can post on Facebook, Twitter, or simply share a comment about how you let someone in your life know they’re loved this week.
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This was beautiful. May God continue to bless your forever family of six!
You have captured, perfectly, life in our forever family! Thank you! Always praying for your precious treasures!
Thanks for sharing this, Ruth. I know your journey is not an easy one, but your love for your kids and your determination to provide a loving forever family no matter what shines through every time you share a post. And thank you for sharing Holley's thematic Wednesdays. I will try it out!
Happy One Year Being Six! Kudos to you, Ruth, for always being there for those around you.
You have the most understanding heart. Forever is such a beautiful word when it refers to family. Many more years of being six are ahead.
Happy Family Anniversary, Ruth. Special poem, a very special time.
Ruth- the timing of this beautiful poem is uncanny. I have been worn down in my classroom by a child with behavior problems that I know stem from incredibly difficult circumstances in his young life. Your poem reminds me to wait, continue to be present, and offers hope.