Friday, December 7, 2012

To you homeschool moms out there...

For the longest time, I struggled with our decison to homeschool. Like many homeschool mothers, I worried that somehow I might fail my children. After reading this post written by our 17- year- old daughter, Addisyn, I am thankful that we said yes. :)

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Transformed by His love

Ever since Rosa came back on Thanksgiving she and her siblings have been regular visitors here at Village of Hope- almost on a daily basis.:)

We have gone from her not being willing to step foot on our property to her feeling like she belongs.

 We have gone from few words to big smiles.

We have gone from eating dirt to full bellies.

 We have gone from flinching when I hug her to at least leaning towards me. :)

As our friendship has grown they have learned to trust us enough to take hot showers on our property (their first ever) and hang out while we teach them to write their names.

The transformation in our friendships has been such a blessing.

We were thrilled when we were given the privilege of being welcomed to their home as well.

And meeting many of their family members...

They showed us around their home...
their kitchen...
And where the baby sleeps (hanging in the white corn meal sack) above the bed below.
The bathroom...

We were able to just hang out for a little while, visit, and get to know the family and what their needs are a little more.

Before we left we were able to pray with them...

And thank the Lord for allowing us the privilege of showing them who He is and how much He truly cares for each and every one of them. 

I am so proud of precious Rosa...
For her strength, her courage and for her willingness to keep believing that there is hope in this world.

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