The Spirit of Play

This past weekend, in partnership with friends who offered lots of help, we put on a Christmas party for over 200 children in the slum area we regularly visit.  It was a wonderful way to celebrate the season!  The party included fun games played on a concrete basketball court in the middle of this large…

Strength

She sat contentedly in a room filled with other ladies and young girls happily chatting while learning to cross-stitch.  Her 5-year-old daughter gently combed her hair.  For that small bit of time, she could relax.  She wore a bright smile despite the difficult life she has led.  Being slight of build and non-assuming, at 28…