You live in a very poor “neighborhood” in a very poor country. If you’re doing well, you make $3 a day selling things at the market. What kind of things? Pretty much anything you can think of –food, art, you name it. You barely have enough money to feed your family and to have a … Continue reading Imagine This…..
In June of 2003, my wife and I got on a plane in Miami bound for Port Au Prince, Haiti. We forgot to pack our comfort zone. Left that back in Michigan. Our intention at that point was to spend a week volunteering at an orphanage and eventually adopt from them. I had never been … Continue reading Comfort Zone? Uh, yeah, I didn’t pack that…..
"If you say a big hurricane is coming here, then it's the end of the world for us," he despaired, turning his gaze to the ground. https://www.afp.com/en/news/23/irmas-path-haitians-face-storms-fury-alone Please say a prayer for all who face Irma, but especially those who have no protection…… Tom
The first few times I heard the term “Orphan Prevention” I have to admit that my first reaction wasn’t positive. Orphans are children, they are very vulnerable and often very fr… Source: How Do You “Prevent” Orphans?
First, if you are reading this, thank you. It means a lot to know that someone cares to take the time. Secondly, for about 3 months, I’ve been doing a good bit of my writing about adoption, orphans, vulnerable children, family preservation at The Apparent Project’s website. You can read the posts there at http://apparentproject.org/our-blog/. … Continue reading Something New…….