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Behold, I will send you Elijah...

I have an amazing story to tell you about a little boy. He turned 4 years old this week. He is a sweet, smart, and precious boy who is already displaying the Lord's glory.
When he was about a year and 6 months old, he was admitted into the hospital because of malnutrition and abandonment.  An orphanage stepped in to care for him when no one else could. Overtime, all his friends and the housemothers knew him as a joyful boy—even though his circumstances did not seem joyful.Although he lived in an orphanage and was taken care of, he didn't have the one-on-one parenting, love, and support he should have had by his birth parents.He stayed in the orphanage for almost 2 years. During this time, not one family member visited him.
I had the pleasure of meeting this sweet boy when I visited an orphanage one weekend in January. He was the happiest one of them all.He ran and played with a huge smile on his face.His personality and demeanor was intriguing. Even his house moms testified to h…