Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Faces

I had a post all prepared for today. It really says nothing. A silly rant dusted with sarcasm. You know, the usual.

But I just can't post it.

I keep thinking of Haiti.

Our Compassion sponsored child lives there. I have no idea of where her little village is in relation to the massive earthquake. She could be perfectly safe, unscathed, unaffected. She could be trapped beneath the weight of a collapsed roof.

Or worse.

I think about her family and her friends and wonder if they are safe. I think about her country and what little resources it has to offer.

I think about my God who is with her right now. Even if her tear-stained face is never seen on FoxNews, He sees it. He holds it in his hands and wipes away the pain.

Today I pray for all the faces of Haiti.

I hope you will, too.

8 comments:

fuzzytop said...

we are praying....

Someone Being Me said...

Oh I know. The picture on the Fox News website of the crying man holding the baby is breaking my heart. I about lost it when I saw that. I can't even imagine what they must be going through.

Carpool Queen said...

Oh, Melanie - I'm so sorry for her and for the ugly places your mind is taking you -

Praying for both of you -

pendy said...

Special prayer for your sponsored child...I remember how I felt when El Salvador had a crisis.

The Bug said...

Praying...

Catherine said...

Compassion International has a crisis fund that will channel funds to the Haiti situation. I am praying for them as well - and especially for your sponsored child. I hope you will have some news soon.

auburnchick said...

Your post reminds me of when I was a child. I had a pen pal in Turkey, and there was a big earthquake there. I never heard from her again, and I always wondered what happened to her.

Hugs to you during this time.

Tracy said...

I'll pray too! Our Compassion child in is Thailand. Keep hope!