I stopped at SafeHouse for a little while this evening. The kids were back today and were playing ball, chasing pigeons, and having a lot of fun. One of the little girls came up to me to show me her awards from school - she was so excited! And everyone was excited for her. You sometimes get a strong sense of family from the people there, and today it was evident. Everyone gave her hugs and told her how proud they are of her. Some even told her that they knew she would always be a straight A student.
It was refreshing seeing that today. Relationships are important to ALL of us and the bonds of family cannot be denied.