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Some things you can pray about

The past few months I have been repeatedly given this image of Jesus interceding for me.  This past Sunday it was through this verse in Hebrews 7 ..... 24  But He, (Jesus)  because He continues forever, has an unchangeable priesthood. 25  Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him,  since He always lives to make intercession for them." Jesus lives to make intercession for us!  That is so humbling and encouraging.  So when we pray we are not only joining each other as the Body of Christ - but we are joining Him! Can I ask you to pray for a few specific things over the next few weeks? *  Child Sponsorship :   I have the privilege of sharing this weekend at a church that is deeply invested in the ministry of Caroline's Promise.  Their desire is that their people will consider sponsoring a child in one of our projects.  Will you pray that God will speak to their hearts and confirm to those that He wants to sponsor?  W

When the gory newspaper article is someone you know

My heart felt like it stopped when I finally put two and two together and realized who Delmi was talking about. She had messaged me to say that a 15 year old from the community had been murdered that morning.  I could feel her sadness through the words she wrote but it took my mind a few minutes to connect the dots and realize who it was.  Emerson. And then the tears came. Like a flood. I first met him in the summer of 2011.  His family lived near the church and school and he and his younger brother, Keiner were constantly hanging out.  We had added them to the sponsorship program and they were attending the school, Casita Adonai.  Emerson was a charmer with the most beautiful smile.  He and Keiner just wanted to hang out with us and help.  I remember finally asking Delmi if they could help me sort school supplies and I can still see their sweet faces when we finished the last box.  They had given back and they were proud.  The teens on our team spent the afternoons painting