Need a little inspiration? See if one of these quotes doesn’t encourage you.
February 25, 2018
No doubt about it, being a foster parent is hard work. At times rewarding and definitely worth it, but hard work. Here are six quotes that will hopefully inspire you and encourage you to keep going.
1. For when you’re afraid to say yes…
“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan
2. For when you wonder if you what you are doing really matters…
“Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story. – Josh Shipp
3. For when you end the day feeling like you lost more battles than you won…
“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Ann Radmacher
4. For when you feel like you’re not enough…
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt
5. For when love feels too painful…
“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa
6. For when you wonder if you can truly have any impact…
“You might be temporary in their lives. They might be temporary in yours. But there is nothing temporary about the love or the lesson.” – Tonia Christle
Kristy is mom to two sweet, funny, wonderful kids and works full time in information technology. During her spare time, she likes to browse Pinterest and thrift stores, create things, and hang out with her kids. As a foster parent, Kristy cares about advocating for the needs of kids in foster care and supporting foster families. You can read her thoughts on these and many other topics at her blog.
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