Monday, July 15, 2013

Mail Call Monday!

Several Mondays each month, Compassion International sponsors link up to share the news from their sponsored children around the world.

I have two letters to share today and the first one is from our Magid in Ghana.


Again, I have to say how blessed I am by the letters written by most of our teens. While not all of them write detailed letters, some of them are truly creative in their expression.

Magid says, “God, who cannot be compared, richly and kindly bless you and your family and be with you all, always.”

He goes on to tell us about how he is learning the importance of helping the elderly in the community. I love how these important lessons are shared with the children in the Compassion program!

Our young man then asks a question that amazes me, “Do you have any intention of travelling outside of your country?”

Hmmm, why yes I do!

While my upcoming travel plans will take me to Uganda, in my heart I feel like I will be visiting Ghana within the next few years and hopefully I will meet Magid and also the little girl that started our Compassion journey, Precious!

In wrapping up the letter, Magid shared some lovely prayers for us and prayer requests for himself. His verse for us was Psalm 133:1.

Today we received a letter from our beautiful Guatemalan flower, Yolanda.


As an added bonus, an updated photo of her appeared on our Compassion account this past week, too. Isn’t she just lovely?

The letter was short but chatty. Yolanda shared that she is doing great and she is happy because school started and she is in third grade. She says that she sometimes likes to help her brothers with their homework and she would like to be a teacher when she grows up.

I am always smiling and I am friendly and kind. I always do my homework.”

All wonderful things to read! I love that she has a positive image of herself!

What about you? Did you get any letters from your Compassion children recently? If so, please share in the comments section below!