Cuffs, Cards, Manicures and Relationships

How do you build relationships with 63 kids who need affection and care and joy?

You spend time with them. You invest in their lives. You paint their nails.

You love them.

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It is as simple as that.

You show love.

Love is shown to the residents of our children's home in Kathmandu in a variety of ways, most of which are interactive. The children recently had a few days off school and that time was filled with fun activities!

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The boys spent time making leather cuffs, most of which proclaimed their love for Jesus!

They loved crafting their treasures, and took extra time to be sure they were perfect.

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The younger girls filled a day making homemade cards. The cards turned out beautifully! Once their creations were finished, the girls discovered another use for the art supplies - body paint!!

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The older girls had the opportunity to leave campus and spend an afternoon enjoying snacks, laughter and nail polish. The day was full of the blessing friendship.

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Cuffs and cards, face paint and painted fingernails.

It seems so simple.

But these are relationships in progress and love in action.