I was excited to received a packet from a new correspondent in the Dominican Republic. This is Abraham
But was saddened to see a paper insert in my package - More information about your sponsored child. It told me that my sponsored child's father had recently passed away. I called Compassion and they were able to tell me that it was noted on his file in January 2013 that his father had died of natural causes. I do not have any more information other than that.
I am praying earnestly for Abraham, his mother and his two siblings. I am collecting verses of comfort to send in a card for his family.
A friend on OC (www.ourcompassion.org) recommended this excellent resource of verses:
from Justin Agoglia