Street Boys of Peru

Boys

Rejected, homeless

Scrambling, hiding, surviving

Abandoned, despised, now welcomed, embraced

Learning, working, living

Accepted, treasured

God’s children

 

 Written with love for my friends, Marty and Paul, who have served Jesus, loving the people of Peru for decades. To God be the glory.

The story is told in the book Southern Cross by Paul Clark.

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8 Responses to Street Boys of Peru

  1. wow…as my daughter prepares to move and be a missionary in Ecuador in August this poem really moved me…I will look the book up and see if I can get a copy. Thanks for sharing xo nanc

  2. Such a beautiful poem to show the contrast and the awesome change in lives. I too want to look for that book.

  3. What a nice tribute to your friends. There are so many giving love and help to those children in need all over the world. Thanks for sharing about this couple.

  4. Changing lives for God’s glory is always worth celebrating. This is His amazing love in action.

  5. margaretsmn says:

    Beautiful tribute to love, service, and sacrifice. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Ramona says:

    I love this diamante poem you created to honor the work of your dear friends.

  7. pamelahodges says:

    Beautiful. I loved the structure. In the fourth line how it switched from negative to positive.
    God’s children.

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