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You see, Sweet Baby started smiling! And he smiles so much, like all the time, even during diaper changes! So I decided I'll start calling him Smily Boy, and I was just loving seeing his smile, after smile, after smile.
But suddenly, when I looked into his big bright eyes as I kissed him and told him how wonderful he is and how much I love him, I was suddenly (and then consistently) rushed with a flood of knowledge that there are waaay too any kids out there who are never kissed or hugged or told they are loved or wonderful. Or worse, they are often told they are worthless and unlovable. Then my heart breaks. Over and over and over again. (Am I messed up that a kiss on my new baby's cheek leads me to tears on a regular basis?)
My solution... Adopt them all!!! WaHoo! That would be AWESOME!!!
However, in the real world, that is quite impossible. I realize that.
BUT... If I had a castle, I totally could. And I would!
Until then, I gotta figure out what I CAN do to help those kids. Or else my heart won't stop breaking.
PS: Share with us something you felt/feel strongly called/ drawn to. What are you doing to achieve it or get closer towards achieving it?