I claimed my son. Niko is now with us forever. I sat in the back seat of our van on the way back to Mbarara, Niko’s head was resting on my chest and I was crying, but I was not crying for the reason you might think.
get out when the sky is pink.” When suddenly overcome with intense thirst at 5:00 am “I will get you juice when the sky is pink.” Well on this particular morning I opened my eyes and saw pink reflecting off the white backs of our brightly patterned curtains which where swaying slightly in the cool morning breeze. “Father I have slept till morning thank you…thank you…please Lord let my son come home today.” Maela was waking up too so I picked her up and strolled out into the living room and turned on a cartoon for her so I could read a little. I flipped to the place I had left off yesterday, Ex 3. “But I know that the king of Egypt will not permit you to go, except under compulsion. So I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all My miracles which I will do in the midst of it; and after that He will let you go.” I thought “ok God I believe; you can do it for them you can certainly do it for one small African boy.” I didn’t realize till later that I had missed the point entirely.