There is a family who we've really gotten to know over the past few months. We've actually known them for years, but the past few months have really brought us closer together.
Maddie is the daughter in this family.
Maddie is heading to Haiti, to work with a family who is associated with Olive Tree Projects. When she leaves, her suitcase, as well as her heart, will be filled with love... a friend from our church has done an amazing job of sewing 50 pillowcase dresses, and 50 pairs of shorts to bless the children in the community where Maddie will be living. Click here to see the work Sandra is doing through Sew Precious. This is Maddie and Sandra and the beautiful clothes to be gifted...
Tonight, a few families gathered to say goodbye to our friend Maddie... to pray for her and send her off on this adventure with our love. My girls will miss her a lot. She is very much like an older sister to them.
But then I remembered that God is going with her.
So really, Maddie doesn't have to be brave at all.
Maddie just has to... be.