Monday, December 19, 2011

Low Expectations

Theo continues to surprise me. Over and over it seems, I underestimate him. I'm trying to understand why I don't have higher expectations for him.

When we met Theo for the first time,, the orphanage caregivers told us that he did not understand anything? Did I somehow take that to heart?

Low expectations are partly to blame for the fact that he laid in a crib so long. Starving. And starving for love. May I always remember that and never fall into the trap of low expectations.

He understands: