A grandmother’s prayer answered…

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So I’m walking along the dirt road in a small village when I see a very sad grandmother holding a despondent child on her lap, kind of limp and lethargic. I had to turn and ask, “what’s the mater?” (in Haitian Creole, of course) She explained how the child was sick and had a fever, you could tell she would have traded places with the little girl if possible as she moved the wet compress across the girl’s forehead. I said, “I will pray for her” and began walking away… I couldn’t. Turning back I said, “I’ll pray for her now” and I did. A simple, heart-felt prayer asking God to touch this little girl. Then I walked away, continuing whatever it was I was going to do.

It was only a very short time later when I walked back by the spot where they were sitting and the little girl was already sitting up and alert! It was so cool and amazing to see! I spoke to the lady about it and she was now able to muster a smile. The next morning when I returned to the area, there she was standing there in the road with that cute little attitude showing in her face and posture!! That’s what you see in the picture, what a difference a prayer can make. Thank God that He is still answering our prayers…

Consider what you might do to impact these children’s lives 🙂