New Season

Monday, March 12th, 2012 and is filed under Uncategorized

It is Spring and I am hearing stories on Facebook about flowers beginning to bloom and weeds starting to sprout in the U.S.  Things don’t change much here in the Dominican Republic from season to season, but we have a new season starting at Oasis.  A new term is beginning at Hope House and four new ladies started the program on Monday.

As I conducted interviews with the women last week, I couldn’t help but think how their lives would be changed in just a matter of months.  Seven ladies showed up to be interviewed but we currently only have room for four in the program at a time due to financial constraints.  My heart was breaking knowing, at least for now, I would have to turn away three of the girls even if they were qualified.  I asked each of the girls a series of questions to get to know them better but I really wanted to know why they wanted to be in the Oasis program.   The answers they gave were so honest and left me with little doubt of who needed this program and who God had begun to prepare.

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