Wednesday, March 12, 2014


How do you do this?  How do you continue getting to know a child.  Making them feel something.  Making them like you and want to be with you only to leave?

Today I was told that yesterday after we had gone Macy cried.

How do you process that after only three days together.  Only a few hours each time.  She CRIED when we left.  

My heart is already killing me at the thought of leaving and we still have over a week left.

We will leave behind photo books of our life at home and our time here with her so that she can be reminded.  So that she can be shown who we are.  So that she can be told we will come back for her.

 But is that enough.  Is that right.  Will she understand or will it just be another hurt for her heart.  She is breaking down some of the wall around that precious heart.  We are forcing her to.  But what happens when we leave.


Kathy said...

Lisa, I have so enjoyed seeing your precious time together. Does she 'know' why you are there?

Lisa said...

Hello! I have a feeling she "knows" in a way but the director didn't want to tell her. BUT... other housemoms, etc are telling her "Belle Mama" referring to me and such. Beyond that I think we're mostly caring people doting on her for now! :)

Kathy said...

Gotcha.. I was wondering what they tell the kids when it might seem fairly obvious that you guys are spending more time with her than with the others.. you know? glad you all are having a great trip!

maureen said...

As hard as it is, you know God is watching over her for you. He knows her heart and yours and He will keep you all in His hands.

I am so happy you have gotten to see Macy and be with her, and of course she loves you, deep inside this was always meant to be!

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