Christmas and Children’s Blessings

Paco Garriga

“Every child comes with the message

that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

-Rabindranath Tagore

 

When he was born life did not hold much promise for him.  His mother used illegal drugs, maybe even during the pregnancy.  We know little or nothing of his father.  The state assumed custody shortly after birth, and he was transferred to Faith House, a place that took care of children in similar circumstances.  He was small, and sickly.  There were several hospital stays in his first year of life.  The odds were stacked against him.

A single mother who had three teenage daughters of her own volunteered at Faith House.  They took an interest in him, maybe because of his sweet disposition; maybe because he was so obviously in need of help.  They visited the place; frequently.  Soon they were allowed to take him to their home for the weekend.  A bond…

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