Meet Yana. You can read about her here. Long and the short of it is this: she needs to be adopted. She lives in Eastern Europe, and I don't need to tell you how awful it is to be in an orphanage there, let alone to be a special needs child. It makes my heart hurt.
As we buzz about buying plastic tea sets and expensive electronics this Christmas season for our families, let's pause and think about what we could be doing with our money that would really matter. Not that buying presents doesn't matter, but when compared to Yana... it's pales in comparison.
Please consider donating to the family that would like to adopt her. Maybe just buy one less plastic tea set, or one less dvd? It wouldn't make any difference to you in the long run, but it will to this sweet baby.
At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, ...