Moldova Deaf Camp day 9

Today is the last day of actual camp. Tomorrow we will pack and leave. 
I am struck by an overwhelming sense of, urgency. The work here is so desperately needed. There is so much they don’t know or understand. They have limited resources, limited mentors, and we have limited time with them. 
Yesterday a young man (a moldovan leader) who is struggling with somethings in his life, went to another Moldovan leader for guidance. He was told that unless he did “This, this and that” then he would most likely go to hell. That issue has been dealt with and corrected. But it is a perfect example.of how these people have never been given an accurate picture of true forgiveness and grace. There is so much work to do here and very few workers. The work here at this camp has been going on for 10 years. But one week out of every year is not nearly enough time to educate them quickly or fully, especially in light of the oppression of the Russian Orthodox church influence. 
Today will be good and hard. Tomorrow will be brutal. None of us want to leave and our hearts are already breaking. These people need some true light in a vary dark and lonely corner of the world. 
I wish I could bring them all home with me or I could stay longer. 
Next year is too far away. 


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