Our hearts break for the children we see in orphanages; so sweet, but scared, ever fighting, insecure, and attention seeking. There is a reason you want to take every single one of them in your arms and hug them. Their whole beings are screaming out for someone to love them.
There is nothing like God’s love. Yet He uses family to illustrate love throughout the entire bible. He set up the system of family. Family is the Father’s invention; it is what He wanted for each of His children. Because love is everything.
That is why we believe in Eternal Family Project. Because it is a family, because it is love the way God planned it. We don’t believe in only feeding and lodging; we believe in girls thriving in a mother’s love, we believe in the security of a family, we believe in hope for the future through education, and we believe in the healing power of the Father that goes beyond anything we as humans can come up with.
It works. We see the girls transform into beautiful, peaceful, confident girls. It is a visible transformation. It does not happen overnight. For some girls it is a longer process than for others, but within a couple of months of arriving we can see the serenity of God descending over our new sister. It is not anything we are doing. It is the Father’s love being applied in real life.