Prayers for foster parents & child

Discussion in 'Prayer Request' started by Cyrano, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Cyrano

    Cyrano Resident Curmudgeon Forum Contributor

    New York
    The background:

    One of my wife's coworkers, Emanual, and his wife took in a foster child named Tito. They got him when he was just four weeks old. His mother was a crackhead who had just been sent to jail and his father is a pedophile and convicted felon currently doing time in prison. Tito lived with them for four years. To Tito, Emanual and his wife were the only daddy and mommy he had ever known.

    A month ago, the woman who'd birthed him got out of jail and reasserted her parental rights. They had to give up the lad, who didn't understand. As you might guess, they were heartbroken.

    A day or two ago, the birth mother had a reality attack. She realized she could not give Tito as good and loving a home as Emanual and his wife could, and gave the boy back to them, surrendering her parental rights.

    E. and his wife want to adopt the boy, and the birth mother is in favor of that. The trouble is, the pedophile sperm donor does not want to give up his parental rights so the adoption can proceed. There is a hearing next month that will determine the matter.

    Now, in a sane state this would be open and shut. The judge would hear that the sperm donor is a pedophile, a convicted felon and without prospects, plus which he won't be eligible for parole for a couple of years yet. His parental rights would be severed so the adoption could proceed and that would be that. But this case is in New York City. Anyone who watches Law & Order knows that weird things can happen in NYC courts.

    Emanual, his wife and Tito need our prayers that their case will be heard by a judge with a working brain and a dislike of children being raised by pedophiles, who will sever the pedophile's parental rights, enjoin him from ever trying to contact the family, and finalize the adoption.

    Thanks for listening.
  2. woody1981

    woody1981 Love Your Firearms! Forum Contributor

    Will do. Prayers sent.

  3. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Afton NY
    I prey that this loving family of Tito, Emanuel, and his wife, are granted this adoption through the compassion of God shedding truth and wisdom upon this judge.
  4. Earl Easter

    Earl Easter Pheasant Hunter Forum Contributor

    I'll send a few up for them also....
  5. MrsS

    MrsS G&G Enthusiast

    Will pray for all...
  6. .22guy

    .22guy G&G Enthusiast

    Prayers sent!
  7. larmus

    larmus G&G Enthusiast

    as a foster parent i understand, prayers sent for tito and for emanual and his wife
  8. chesterwin

    chesterwin G&G Evangelist

    Prayer said that this situation, and all similar, work out for the best of the child...
  9. bigbuddy21

    bigbuddy21 G&G Evangelist

    prayers sent, as a foster and adoptive parent i know what they are going thru.
  10. Windwalker

    Windwalker G&G Newbie

    Prayers sent. May his pedophile father get to meet God asap.
  11. frenchy

    frenchy G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    I'll pray for them Cyrano. Thanks for getting involved my friend.
  12. waterdog

    waterdog G&G Enthusiast

  13. grizcty

    grizcty God, Guns, Glory Forum Contributor

    Will be glad to offer prayers.