Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Happy Birthday Fany! This is the first birthday she has ever celebrated. She is a precious and delightful child. She has come so far these past months. It was only 6 months ago that she would not ask or tell anyone if she needed to use the restroom, neither did she have an accident but had extreme control over her body. After working with her for another month, she began to go to the restroom on her own as a normal child should and if needed, to alert a trusted adult. She is attending pre-school now and doing well socially. She too, came to us from a crib in an overcrowded institution only 9 months ago. We are so thankful for the workers in the institution and their heart to help the children. Were it not for them, we would not have Fany. Fany is a delight and we are so thankful for the Lord's protection and provision for her.
Today we celebrated the twins birthday. It is hard to remember that just 8 months ago they were both residents of private cribs in an overcrowded institution for children. God is so good! The girls are as different as their looks but are truly precious. Happy Birthday to the girls!
Monday, April 12, 2010
Buddy, Eileen and Ruth Zegel came to visit, to hug us and to make chocolate chip cookies! How Great is the Lord! They spent a week visiting with our family and getting to know La Providencia. They accompanied us to church on Easter Sunday and visited many of our friends in the village of Aguas del Padre and El Socorro. They spent some time sorting donated items in the La Providencia store, encouraging and loving our family and reading stories to our kids. We were so thankful for their time and are so delighted by our time of fellowship. Ruth will return in the summer to teach ballet in the school at La Providencia.