Why I Need to Remember This…

FullSizeRenderbecause i get constantly get phone calls from school telling me he tried to stab a teacher with a pencil or that he tried to cut himself with a pencil sharpener blade or that he’s mad and can i calm him down.  because he asks me so many questions and has so many issues and arguments that by 7:00 p.m. i can’t even remember what i did earlier on in the day.  because he goes to school every day and his best friend is his teacher. because his remorse and sadness is sometimes too much for my weary heart. because every day i’m pretty sure God could have chosen someone better. because i spend all day frustrated and all night feeling guilty. because i’m at a loss for how to help my child. because in this captured moment, my heart melts, and i can set aside my fears and frustrations and simply see a human being…loving his cousin…needing desparately to be loved. and i’m pretty sure God gave him to me more for my sake than vice versa.

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3 thoughts on “Why I Need to Remember This…

  1. Corey, I just stumbled across this. You are such an inspiration to me! I have no doubt God carefully and perfectly chose you. In this picture, I see the boy who loves to laugh, adores his family, and brings me joy every day!

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    • Is this THE Melissa B.?? How is the world did you find this?! YOU are the reason I have any semblance of sanity at all! Hope you are doing ok!!! Thank you for having the vision to see these things in Grayson.

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