Last night, we celebrated the 8th birthday of my son, Aidan. He’s a great kid, and he was full of smiles and laughs as we shared pizza and cake and he got a remote control car and a DIY Root Beer kit as gifts.
One week ago, yesterday, I celebrated the 8th birthday of Afra, my World Vision sponsor child. When I first met Afra, she was quiet, shy, and didn’t crack a smile. When our group showed up at her house a few hours later with cake, balloons, and gifts, we saw her beautiful smile for the first time. Thanks to Lindsey Minerva, I now have a few photos of that party to share with you. She even rubbed some cake in my face: