Christmas was Very Sad

King Jesus Crown
Art made during ‘Christmas VBS’ inside an immigrant family detention center.

Christmas was very sad


It was my first Christmas

Away from my mother

Away from my extended family.


I give thanks

For one more year of life.

I give thanks always

For looking after my family.

For looking after my friends.

For looking after my son.


I ask in the New Year

Blessings for my family.

Your help to complete my goals.

Your help to realize my dreams.


God, I ask you to look after

My mother

My son

My aunts and uncles

My siblings.

Nelda 12-30-15

Espero Año Felicidad

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  1. Thanks for sending this on, and for the lovely pieces of jewelry you gifted to these women!Peace and joy,Sharon Altendorf, PBVM


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