I just loved this article and this woman’s beautiful words and strength. It always amazes me how God’s goodness can come through to children, even when everything around them is hellish. Kids don’t know God, they haven’t benefited from a lifetime of kindness or church teachings or bible reading and yet He can be there in our darkest moments speaking words of wisdom, words so powerful, so transformative, that victims can grow up to become survivors.
The Last Orphans of Holy CrossRead more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/02/06/last-orphans-holy-cross-153438?page=0%2C3 “Oh what a beautiful tree,” I thought to myself. But I felt so sad that it was all-alone; my heart went out to that tree. I think now that God showed me that although the tree was alone it was beautiful and strong.”….“I’ve promised myself to always tell the truth; that is what God really wants from us”…“I know in my heart that God is with me every step of the way” *But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.* We are never alone. God sees, God knows, and God loves us.