This post raises some excellent points, and just felt I had to share it.
Yesterday I held the sweetest 3-month-old baby boy. I watched in amazement as he shivered when I lightly rubbed my finger over the bottom of his foot. He showed me how he could kick his legs and wave his arms, and I called him a little wiggle worm. He had wisps of curly hair and such soft skin.
The baby had been removed from his mother because she threatened to harm him.
Since that experience, I have found myself wondering what will become of that precious, perfect child.
Will his mother convince the court to return him to her care? Will he be bounced around from place to place, and never learn to depend on others for support? Or will he be adopted into a loving family who will offer him many opportunities throughout his life?
Will he be a lifelong ward of the state, graduating from social services…
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