Monthly Archives: November 2012

A New Creation

I meet with an eleven year old girl who I will call Molly. She is shy and wears a hood that mostly covers her face, yet those big brown eyes are hard to miss. We talk about her favorite things … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous

Today, I had a migraine after hearing the horrific stories of abuse. I can’t help, but ask myself, “Where was God in the midst of this trauma? How could he allow his little ones to suffer?” Yet, God gently whispers … Continue reading

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He heard my voice

Imagine growing up with no one to answer your cries of distress. Imagine falling with no one to comfort you or attend to your injuries. Imagine being bullied, picked on and abused with no one to hear. This is the … Continue reading

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“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made”

Most of the children here at the Joy Home have had to be self-reliant from a very early age.  As preschoolers, they had to learn to comfort themselves and find their own food.  They learned very early that adults are … Continue reading

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“Surely, I had a mother”

The true cry of every heart is to be loved unconditionally.  We want to know that someone greater, wiser and more powerful cares for us and will protect us.  This is a universal yearning that can only be fully satiated … Continue reading

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