With a curious smirk, sporting a vest and tie, you smile and think, “What a cute little boy!” What isn’t captured is how powerful this moment really is. You see, Obie* had just joined his new Home of Hope family on the very day this photo was taken.
It was his first day in a new home. His first time ever eating three full meals. His first night sleeping in his very own bed. It was the first of many new things that he never had before. Pictures can speak a thousand words, but sometimes they miss the powerful significance behind the moment.
In one single day, Obie found a family to love him. He entered a life surrounded by a loving family and a community of people who will champion him and make sure he has every opportunity to become all that God has for him.
The first picture was taken in 2012 when Obie was seven years old. Over the next seven years, Obie excelled in school, learned about leadership and how to help others. Most importantly, he’s experienced the love and safety of his Heavenly Father through his parents and LSM staff. Obie has big dreams. He wants to be a doctor and help the hurting in his country. We think that’s a noble goal – and wherever this life takes him, we hope that passion for serving others continues to be a driving force in his life.
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