I came across a quote yesterday that truly spoke to me about foster care.
I am growing a bit weary of most people's response to our starting foster care being the typical "I could never do foster care, I couldn't send those children back to a bad situation", or something about "the heartbreak of letting a child you love go".
I am sure you have had many similar responses if you are a foster parent too.
The truth about life is that we are never guaranteed a long life with the ones we love. Couples divorce, beloved spouses die, children die before their parents and parents die when they still have young children.
Here is the quote: