The little guy pictured in the post below is a missionary. Bet you didn't know that? He is a missionary because he is coming to our country to do wonderful things. He will come here to teach us how to love like Jesus; the same Christ who loved the sick and dying. He will come here to teach us about faith; faith that God will give the doctors the gift to heal him. He will come here to show others that it is ok to have a disability, a birth defect or an illness; that these people are a viable part of society. Without them what would our world be like? He will come here to teach us about strength and courage; having brain surgery without close friends and family around him, in a foreign land. His parents are leading by example by giving their child this chance to leave and stay with strangers. Jesus loved Alex and planned for him to come to the U.S. Alex, in my eyes, is a missionary....I can't wait to meet him in a few weeks.
We leave tomorrow for Fort Lauderdale, then Saturday for Haiti. Please keep us in your prayers. Pray for Alex as we are traveling here with him, and for the impact he will have on the world.