What they need has a simple name…hope

by Elizabeth, YWAM Madison staff
Soroti, Uganda 

This week’s highlight: The smiles on the faces of the older girls at the children’s home as we talked about how God knit each one of them together before they were born.

Three of the girls have HIV/AIDS. The fourth was raped and is now a mother at the age of thirteen. It had a bit of a slumber party feel as we sat in our little cluster (minus one who was laying in bed) on the concrete floor and talked about being God’s princesses.

I read Psalm 139 to my attentive group and talked about how precious, loved, and known each one of them is to God. Please pray for these precious princesses that they will see a future for themselves. It’s so easy for them to label themselves as “sick” without hopes, dreams, and just few days until their expiration date.

We can treat HIV with drugs with long names…but the medicine they need to keep fighting and working with their treatment has a very simple name–Hope.