Fostering a Million Children

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If you are a foster parent, or in any way involved in working with children in foster care, you know that it can be very challenging. I believe you will be encouraged by looking at the life of Moses, the foster father of a million children. By looking at his life, we can learn truths that can both encourage us and give us wisdom with the little ones, or not so little ones, in our homes.

As I was reading through the book of Exodus, I saw many similarities between foster and adoptive parents and Moses.  First, Moses had his own past issues to reconcile.  One of the most valuable lessons that I have learned in parenting foster and adopted children is that we have to come to terms with our own past and realize that events in our past affect how we parent and how we attach to our…

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