For those of you that did not read about Son of God orphanage, you should probably read that post before reading this one.
These last few days have involved a roller coaster of emotion…frustration, doubt, joy, peace, confusion and more…it’s included successes, big ones…and failures…even bigger.
Fighting for almost a year for something like this has been challenging and exhausting, but well worth it. It has showed me how God has called us to Fight for the Fatherless. And when he says fight, he means FIGHT. To OPEN our mouth for the mute and DO something, not just know what happens and ignore it, or feel helpless.
With all of the abuse, neglect, trafficking etc. of these children, my heart has been broken. Torn out really, at the fact of KNOWING something, SEEING something, but not being able to change it fast enough. With all of these frustrations and challenges these last 10 months here in Haiti have been rough…
But, just when you think there is no more good in this world, when you feel that you’re a voice screaming against the wind with no one listening…there’s a glimmer…and there’s hope. Divine Hope. Hope whispering in your ear to continue. To keep going. To focus on HIM and HIS voice, no one else’s. To know that what HE says is above all.
Fighting to close this orphanage and relocate the children has been enormous. At times, enormously impossible. But God continued whispering to keep going. To fight. To speak. And sometimes to yell ;)
He divinely connected me with so many individuals throughout this process that have the desire to fight and the faith to do it without fear. Without fear of what evil can do. Without fear of what other people can do. Without fear. Because God is BIGGER. And because fear should NEVER be a louder voice than God’s.
Thank you to the many warriors in Haiti and America who desire to remain unnamed and who are working tirelessly to finish what God has put on our hearts to fight for.
Although 39 children were removed from Son of God orphanage last Friday, we were missing 40 children. With amazing, relentless warriors working together we are now only missing 34 children. Every day the fight continues.
Every time the dust began to settle on this “case”, God whispered in my ear…”These are MY children, YOUR brothers and sisters, they NEED your voice. Keep fighting!”
He has blessed me with divine energy to keep going. He has blessed me with Amazing support here in Haiti and in the states.
These are the reasons that I am able to keep going. To keep fighting. To believe in FREEDOM for these children, and to fight for it. No matter what it takes.
Every time the dust begins to settle now, God whispers again…”You are not done. Keep fighting!”
FREEDOM for these children includes not only safety, but also FREEDOM in their Identity in Christ. Freeing them from their past and recognizing their scars, struggles and fears which is essential to these children healing and knowing that they are NOT forgotten. That God loves them and is holding them tight right now.
This is not over. We are closer…Closer to finding FREEDOM, not just for all the children at Son of God orphanage but for many more children in Haiti.
With God’s prompting and gentle urging, I know that the dust will not settle. It won’t settle on these children, and it won’t settle on their pain, suffering and struggles. God will continue to whisper in my ear to fight for these kids with every ounce of my being, every ounce that HE has given me.
Thanking EACH of YOU for your support in signing the petition. For your support in sharing this blog about these children. And in your support for opening your hearts and using your voice. Even ONE person’s voice matters. Thank you.
“So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. What I tell you in the dark, say in the light, and what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops. And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul.” Matthew 10:27