When was the last time you received a note in the mail? In and amongst the junk mail and bills, our mail boxes rarely are filled with notes and letters from friends and relatives. We live in a world where encouragement and praise can be received on a daily basis by those who we live life with.
But imagine you live in a world where you have no mail box.
Imagine you live in a world where there are no house numbers and street names.
Imagine you live in a world where no one gives you encouragement and praise.
Many of our Compassion sponsored children live in areas where it is very rare for them to receive mail of any kind.
But you can change all that!
Just yesterday, reading the Compassion blog, I was reminded how simple it is for me to set aside time to write a short and sweet note to the children we sponsor.
Here is what I wrote to Lina yesterday:
I hope you are doing well! I was thinking about you today, so I decided to write to you to remind you how special you are to God. He loves you and is always watching over you.
Here is a question for you: If you could invent one thing to make life easier, what would it be?
I encourage you to spend time reading your Bible every day, learning more about God and His plan for you. Matthew 5:16 would be a good verse to read.
Love and hugs to you!
Short and sweet, and it didn't take much time for me to write this to her either.
Since I know the kids love receiving photos, I included this with the letter:
So what are you waiting for? Will you write a short and sweet letter to your Compassion children right now?