“I’d rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I’d rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.”
~Working together to shape the world of children who are considered cannot be’s to become could-be’s!~
Hello my family! … Well, July is over and guess what? We are already rocking and rolling, full throttle toward Christmas! Our Tigger Drive is far exceeding my dream! We are almost at 350 completed outfit sets for each of our orphans to bless them at Christmas! I tell you, my heart leaps as I get the cutest outfits shipped to my door! I can feel the love…. I can. Pastor Martin always wanted these kids to receive clothes for Christmas, as this is the culture thing. A child in a South African family always gets clothes for Christmas.
Well, these children are our ‘family’ and what we are saying to them by this gift is deeper than any words. They are wanted and they are loved!
Out of our goal of 350 sets here is all we have left to get! Please email Betty Lynn if you are planning on shipping any outfits to me. Let her know what sizes etc so she can graph them accordingly to make sure no child is missed!! firstname.lastname@example.org,
19 Boys sets sized between 8 and 10
13 Boys sets sized between 5 and 7
8 Girls sets sized between 8 and 10
These outfits will be wrapped like Christmas Gifts with a few added toys, purses etc. So truly, our 350 kids will feel the love from you, in December! We are looking for ‘notes’ again to tag onto each gift! So if you feel inspired, send me some love-notes!
LET it be said—if we exceed our goal in outfits, we will be giving the other outfits to orphans in the Flames Church. So if we go over—then, to God be the Glory!
We are also working on children’s bibles. I have not found the ‘one’ the hits my heart yet, but still looking. I am so open to suggestions! I would like each child to receive a bible and inside a note from you.
For all who don’t shop we have shopped for you with the beautiful resources that have been sent in. I can’t even say thank-you enough. Words escape me… Thank you.
Look for more ‘happenings’ as we continue to visit the school in September and October and proceed with financing the building of our kitchen! We would love to see a kitchen built for the hard working momma’s that are cooking meals at the school every day for the kids. Again, this would not be possible without your continued prayer and support. Thank you! Thank you for the monthly provision to provide a wage for our hard-working momma’s. Thank you!
Again, just popping in to let you know what is happening ! I ask for continued prayers. This project cannot continue forward without the prayer of all of you. It seems we take one step forward in helping our children and the devil advances his tactics. We are tromping on his territory, but we know WHO wins! Thank you sooooo much. I love you more than I could ever tell you.
Original Link: August 2013 Zoe News