Thea's Thoughts

64 Days

Campaign For The Missing.

According to the Department of Justice’s website that in 2011, there are about 94,152 Missing Children, and about 35,242 Missing Adults in California. That’s a total of 129,394 Missing People. That means that 354 people were missing everyday. But they are more than numbers. These people are loved by someone.

The shoes that Steve could be wearing when he disappeared.
The shoes that Steve could be wearing when he disappeared.

During the first two weeks that Steve had been missing, I just felt lost & helpless. I have no control on what’s going on. I wanted to go out and find Steve but I don’t know how to start. There weren’t any resources that was given to us so that me and my family would know what to do if your loved one is missing. Although, I’m grateful that the Employee Continue reading “64 Days”

Thea's Thoughts

27th Day

The little munchkin said disappointedly earlier: “Daddy not read book. Daddy still working.”

My reply: “Daddy is not working right now. I don’t know where he is. But let’s pray & hope that he’ll come home soon.”

It’s not easy to say that to a child who loves & misses his Dad. But I have to answer his questions in words that I’m comfortable with. That’s what I’m learning & this is a process. I have to deal with the reality of being a single parent for undetermined period of time. I have such high regard for single parents because I don’t know how they do it.

The Ivens Family Shoes
The Ivens Family Shoes

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