Ephesians 3.17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love… [nkjv]
In June 2003, Cindy Kennedy was traveling on a bus in Nepal when she read a newspaper article about a 6-year old girl, Lalita, living in a prison with her father and his girlfriend. The two adults had murdered Lalita’s mother. Kennedy had arrived in Nepal just 10 days earlier to begin the final stages of setting up Namaste House, an orphanage for Nepali children.
“I had sat here (in the United States) for years reading the internet news and not being able to do anything,” says Kennedy. “So now that I was there, in Nepal, we had to go get this girl!”
Kennedy and a Nepali colleague got on another hot crowded bus the next day and travelled 13 hours to the prison where Lalita had been living for nine months. For five days Kennedy patiently tolerated what she calls “a lot of bureaucracy and hurry-up-and-wait.” But Lalita was... read more