All Things New

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” – II Corinthians 5:17 The New Year is always a time of reflection and change.  We all want change and growth in our lives, but much of this change…

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From shy to confident.

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Su Su is a 13-year-old girl who lives in the orphanage and has shown tremendous growth. You may recall me sharing some of her story before! When I first met Su Su over two years ago, she was very distant, did not smile, and had very little self-confidence. Just getting…

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Feeling Chosen

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Can you imagine living in a brand new place as an 11-year-old, where everything is unfamiliar to you? Trying to adjust to a new environment, new schedule, and new family… You can recognize all of these changes are good, but you feel a little overwhelmed by it all. You are…

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When the Questions Come

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to open our brand new orphanage in Burma. In the 10 years I have officially been on staff at World Compassion, it’s one of the most fulfilling projects I’ve been a part of. As you may imagine, building a structure like…

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Moe Moe Aye and Samuel

Filling the Home with Love

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, as we celebrated the grand opening of our new orphanage in Burma, we were reminded of the harsh reality children face in this country. Moe Moe Aye, a four year old little girl, was recently sold by her grandmother who lost hope in trying to…

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