The Spirit of Play

This past weekend, with friends who offered lots of help, we put on a Christmas party for over 200 children in an 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 community.  I smiled…

Strength

She sat contentedly at the back of a room filled with ladies and young girls happily 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 had led.  Slight of build and non-assuming, at 28 years…