Not Forgotten

Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!Isaiah 49:15 No brightly colored rooms, no diapers, no warm blankets. Dirty cribs held babies who had long stopped crying, they had learned no one comes when they cry out. Some of the babies had serious health issues; others appeared amazingly healthy considering their diet mostly consisted of cabbage soup.The babies in this orphanage were some of the loneliest beings my eyes had ever seen. Though still under a year old, the babies didn’t make eye contact, they didn’t coo or laugh when you interacted with them, they didn’t melt their bodies into your arms. Some even went ridged when held.They were mere infants and it...

I HAVE BEEN REDEEMED

I HAVE BEEN REDEEMED

Though I was once alone, hungry, weak, afraid and had no one to call me their own… I was rescued out of the pit of despair. Because someone believed in me…I can scale any mountain, I am no longer afraid to try…some one is cheering for me. They said I couldn’t learn. I was a hopeless, wild boy that couldn’t listen, couldn’t sit still. My many heath issues went unchecked and it cost me dearly. Yet, I wear a back pack proudly and go to school. I can read. Math has meaning to me now. Eating lunch with a group of kids is no longer a threatening thing.   I can be a hero, I can be a super hero. I am safe. I can swing upside down…right side up…and its all OK.         I have a special place in a...

May friendship, encouragement and grace abound!