May 7.     Audrey shared, “Is there anything a parent will not do for their kids?” Jabu didn’t hesitate at all when it was discovered that their daughter was in need of a kidney transplant. “Of course, I’m open to donating mine or paying whatever it will take. And while I’m about it I want to make a pledge that any body parts of mine can be donated should that be possible at any stage. I wish I could help someone in that way.” Marissa said, “I am interested in animal ecology and was reading how moms will even sacrifice their lives for their babies.” 

Greater love has no one than this, that a man (or woman) lay down his life for his friends.  John 15:12-17. Pope Francis: Adopting a child is an act of love, offering the gift of a family to one who has none. Adoption and fostercare, correctly understood manifest an important aspect of parenting and raising children. Children are persons in their own right who need to be loved, cared for, accepted and not just brought into this world.  AL180.  Mary, mother of the suffering and sick,  pray for us.