Finding a home

In a crowded city, the quest for affordable housing can seem hopeless—until we learn to find our way in God.

Original in Portuguese

Quem casa quer casa" is a much-used saying in my country for those getting married. What it means is "One who marries, wants a house." What it illustrates universally is that we all have a yearning for a home.

Our family was no different in this regard. Our small apartment no longer was adequate for our growing family, and there was no place for the children to play. We wanted so much to have our own place, one that we could purchase, but this just didn't seem possible. We had much fear and little money. We didn't even qualify for home-ownership programs sponsored by the government.

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Homeless? No!
September 2, 1991

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