The Sum of the Small

August 24, 2021

I’m guessing you caught a bit of the Summer Olympics this past month. Every time I watch an Olympic event, my mind always comes back to the same thought: These athletes have been training for four years for this moment.

I can’t help but imagine the small moments of victory and defeat along the way. All the little pieces that add up with the hope that eventually they will become more than the sum of the parts.

The little moments are some of the biggest causes for celebration in our program as well.

Like how Cierra practices her driving lessons four days a week after work so that she can become more self-sufficient.

Like how Amanda recently found the strength to voice her needs to her family and to advocate for herself and her daughter in a new way.

Like how Jayda is working on making more home-cooked meals to support her budget as well as her family’s health.

These seemingly small moments are the behind-the-scenes building blocks for our families to create a brighter future. And what a joy it is to witness!

After all, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed.

The Sum of the Small