Saturday, April 1, 2006

Meet Jonathan. Nine year old Jonathan ran away from home after his mother held a burning coal to his cheek "to teach him a lesson". We talked with the mother and she expressed her frustration at not being able to control her son. She agreed to let him come and stay with us at Castel-Pere. Physical abuse of children is quite common here which explains our presence. Posted by Picasa


  1. The emotional wounds will heal more slowly than the one on his face and leave a far deeper scar...

  2. Pe Mak,

    Bless you for all you do

    The children are so blessed to have you there to help them