We don’t always know how much little children listen when adults are talking, but we found out the other day.


The subject of abortion came up and Lucy, age 8, who had heard a previous conversation about the condition of orphans in Romania, said:


I want to open an orphanage where children are held when they need it, not just on a schedule, because if they aren’t held when needed, they have a hard time learning to love and if they don’t learn to love, they won’t know how to love their own children.”


She knows about love first hand—she is the oldest of seven very-much-loved children—the seventh will manifest himself/herself in September!