Our foster son Jase came to live with us on February 3 and left us June 23. We knew the possibility of him leaving for a while now and when the time came we had complete peace. CPS (Child Protective Services) was very sensitive and was there 100% to talk with us. We never thought if something like this happened we would have peace, but we do. We served as a part of Jase's journey, were able to help him in so many ways, and so many people offered their unconditional love to him not knowing how long he would be in their lives.
I am convinced there are specific season's in our lives that are distinct with beginnings and ends. Each season is unique with its own challenges and accomplishments, and we all have the ability to take advantage of what these times have to offer. And it is upon completion of these test and trials (because this is really what life is anyway), that we learn who we were, who we really are, and most importantly who we wish become with the Lord's help. It is a grand adventure this thing we call life, and the possibilities of experiencing greater joy and greater sorrow all contribute to such an incredible journey, one that I wouldn't miss for anything because it is one that draws me closer to God.
And now what will this next season bring? Where to now? Ahhhh, what an adventure!