Relief at the other end of the line

I woke up this morning still reeling from the difficulty of last night.  Sprout woke up as his usual, cheerful self – a testament to how much more resilient he is than I’ll ever be. 

A few hours later I got a call from a number I didn’t recognize.  Uncharacteristically, I answered it.  It turned out to be a woman who I exchanged numbers with a couple months ago at a foster parent seminar.  Out of the blue she got the urge to follow-up and give me a call.  Can you believe her timing?  We sat and talked like old friends; she told me stories about the many children who have been through her home and I told her about the heartbreak in mine.  She commiserated, reassured, and gave me perspective I was lacking.  And thanks to her following a whim, I found myself back on my feet again.  Everyday miracles…they happen, well, every day.

One Comment to “Relief at the other end of the line”

  1. Wow, really great to have that support (both ways). Glad today is looking better.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: