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Jodie’s Open Letter Is Filled with Encouragement for Parents of Special Needs Children

   

 

Via instagram.com/jodiegreat

Jodie’s son has Lissencephaly and cerebral palsy and she understands what it takes to raise a son with special needs.

In a Facebook post, the singer wrote an open letter to parents, who have children with special needs, encouraging them not to give up on their children.

According to her, no matter the reason for the condition, they should keep trusting in God, who gave them the child.

SHE SAID,

G’morn 

Lately, I’ve been pondering on how my life turned around since God “shocked” me into *Godsciousness* through events in my life – especially by giving me a special son.

My boy is special – not because of what the medical system thinks, but because he actually IS special indeed.

Dear special parent, sometimes, God wraps gifts in cases we may not understand at first, but as the gift unfolds, we are struck by the awesomeness and mercy of God.

SEE ALSO: Jodie’s Emotional Story About Her Near Death Childbirth Experience And Raising A Son With Special Needs

I used to ask “Why me?” (in sorrow) months ago, but now, I ask “Why me?” out of deep gratitude.

I don’t care what you think may have happened to cause your child to be the way he/she is at the moment – you may say it’s the hospital that caused it, or the doctors may have said it’s genetic; or maybe a sickness shortly after he/she was born… whether it were avoidable or unavoidable: whatever the case you think it is, remember this, “God has ALLOWED it to happen”. Please submit to Him… the PURPOSE will be accomplished.

Follow Him one day at a time – that is what I am doing o! As you go through, things will be clearer. That child is God’s child FIRST and is assured God loves him/her more than you do. He laid down His life for that child and we are all meant for Him. (Rev 4:11)

This text is not for everyone, but if it is meant for you, please take it to heart.

God is sovereign
God is all-knowing
God is all-seeing

God! God!! God!!!

God is the reason I can smile again.

Have a blessed day 

#2017myyearofJESUS

G'morn 🌼 Lately I've been pondering on how my life turned around since God "shocked" me into *Godsciousness* through…

Posted by Jodie Great on Thursday, July 13, 2017

 

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