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Sometimes it’s like living a dream…

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And not because I’m sleep deprived. Word.

It’s like living a dream because here I am next to a bundle smaller than the watermelon in my fridge. I get to nuzzle her neck and suck on her cheeks and plant little kisses all over her head.

And in the other room is a little whir of energy and curiosity and a royal pain in my assets¬†because he’s almost two and owning every second of it, but I don’t care because I’m going to love him for every second I can.

And in the other room is a growing weed of a boy who loves to laugh and run and give me kisses and calls me “mom” in the most awkward, halting way. And it leaves me speechless – his resilience, his salvation.

I never dreamed this is what life would be like. Messy and loud (noisy and lively, if you will). I yell. A lot. There are many tears and frustrations and fears abound. But, I wouldn’t trade any of it. Never.

I’m made for this. And I’m so thankful I’m here. And they’re here. Amen.

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About Monica

Christ following, husband loving, children hugging foster and adoptive mama.

4 responses »

  1. Why are you always making me cry? Beautiful.

    You are definitely made for this.

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  2. I love this.
    p.s. Our kids are currently all about the same ages! I’ll pray for you, you pray for me. ha!

    Reply

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