Orphans in N Vietnam

Colleen Briggs Art & Writing

DSC_0395 lo resIn 2006, after adopting two kids from a Kenyan orphanage and being haunted by the ones we left behind, my beloved husband of now 26 years and I helped open Sanctuary of Hope in Kenya, where Hope’s Promise now cares for 24 orphans in two families. In the process, I came on staff with Hope’s Promise until 2012, when I left to focus on our own four precious kids. For the next seven years, my passion for orphans burned even hotter (and more painfully). Again and again, I asked God to either release my heart from Hope’s Promise or allow me to return. God blew me away this past June when He most unexpectedly opened the door for me to serve again as Director of Orphan Care. I share this story below, not as an employee of an organization; but from a heart that breaks for orphans around the world……

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