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5 Things We Have Learned in Our Foster Care Calling | rOIL Treasures
What would you do if you were taken from your parents for reasons you didn't know, dropped off at a house by someone you didn't know, told you were to live with people you didn't know, to live in a house and neighborhood you had never been to for a length of time you didn't know? To top all of that off, everything you have in this life was in a duffel bag. Hard questions with no easy answers, yet this is the exact plight of thousands upon thousands of children in the foster care systems. It breaks one's heart, but this is the stark reality and many times we just choose to ignore or turn a blind eye to this because the needs are so great and the resources so few. It reminds us of the Starfish Story you may have heard. "A young girl was walking along a beach upon which thousands of starfish had been washed up during a terrible storm. When she came to each starfish, she would pick it up, and throw it back into the ocean. People watched her with amusement." "She had been doing this for so