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James 1:27

Roughly 480,000 of them in Haiti alone They keep me awake at night I think about what their names are, where they sleep, if they will be a dancers or soccer players or preachers…. I think about the emotionally past they will bring with them and if they will eat their vegetables and if they will like me. I pray about them and cry over them. James 1:27 Pure and faultless religion is this; to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep yourself from being polluted by the world. I arrived in Haiti on August 26 th with this verse pounding in my head. Not knowing how exactly I would play a part in this role that God has asked of us, but I began praying. And praying. And praying. Not long after arriving in Haiti I knew what had to be done.   I am going to build a home. I began searching for land in an area where the children could play and go to school and be surrounded with love.   Every day I drove by a piece of land and knew it was the perfect