"A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling." Psalm 68:5
"He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing." Deuteronomy 10:18
Danae and friends
Christina and friends
Hannah and friends
My favorite friend Jonathan
This little guy just broke my heart. He let me hold him for almost the entire time we were there (several hours), but I couldn't get him to crack a smile. A couple of other girls thought to bring stickers, and all of the kids just went crazy for them. Towards the end, one of the children gave me a sticker, and I placed it on little Jonathan's hand. Although he still didn't smile, he treasured that sticker. A few minutes later, one of the older children tried to take it as he walked by. I stopped the child, asked for the sticker, and stuck it back on Jonathan's hand. He leaned up and kissed my cheek. Sweet baby!
That was our last opportunity to visit the orphanage before the sail. Goodbye, sweet friends! I will miss you!