I was telling jokes and poking fun in my post earlier today. After watching the news for the last few hours, I’m no longer in the mood for jokes. With the devastation from the earthquake in Haiti, and their people in dire need of assistance, my heart is in another place.
I have a beautiful 17 year old stepdaughter. She is not just beautiful on the outside. More importantly, her beauty comes from within. For the last two summers, rather than spending her days at the beach or the mall, she chose to travel to the developing nations of Dominican Republic and Haiti with a non-profit organization called Building Homes, Building Hope. This volunteer organization works to rebuild communities in these impoverished nations.
Here are some images from her travels. These people live in a state of poverty we cannot comprehend.