Giving Thanks – Despite Heartache
We were supposed to spend this weekend with Jeff and the boys, but unfortunately the mother denied him time with them. Because next week is a holiday, the state allows the holiday to begin at 6pm on the day the kids are “released from school” for the holiday -so the kids are separated from Jeff for 3 weeks (including this past week). He will not see them again until the 30th.
This is very hard on him and even harder on the boys. To add insult to injury, her lawyer has requested that Jeff be denied access to the city of Coppell.
During his bi-weekly Thursday night 2 hour time with the kids, Jeff picks the boys up and takes them to dinner and to play. 2 hours isn’t much time, so the boys like to go to a local park nearby. They love to go there, but the attorney claims that James could be placed in an embarrassing situation if he encounters anyone from school or a neighbor that sees him dressed as a boy.
James likes to be dressed as a boy when he spends time with Jeff and when his dad picks him up from his mother’s home.
They have also requested that he no longer pick the boys up from her home, but from her office. This would appear to be in effort to prevent neighbors from seeing him in his chosen form of masculine clothing.
The boys continue to request playing at this park and James continues to request boys clothes at these times. Fear of embarrassment therefore is not on part of the children, but on those who would portray James in opposition to his preference.
While saddened and burdened greatly by heartache for what these kids suffer, in this time of Thanksgiving- I’m thankful that James expresses such fondness for his natural biological identity and pray that he will continue to be brave and truthful.
Please pray for the protection of these children and encourage others to do so as well.
The legal fees are still staggering and the need is great. The future of a child’s life hangs in the balance. If it is within your means and ability to give and to share with others who can help, please do so.