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Saturday, May 11, 2013

parenting… failure was certain…

"That first long night in the darkened hospital room, my hand traced the fingers and toes of this new little person.

How could I do this?

The lump in my throat grew.

Failure was certain.

I was going to let this little boy down. Parenting is an experiment in radical grace and the work of every parent is to fully give to the child. And it’s the work of every child to fully forgive the parents.

Would he?"

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