The single most effective way to build a relationship with your sponsored child is through letter writing.
Letter writing may seem like a novelty in today's world, something fun to do if you’re into that type of thing, but it's through our letters, whether they be a quick note or several pages long, handwritten or written online, with or without photos, sent monthly or less frequently, that we send the consistent and deeply personal message, "You matter. I love you. I'm with you."
Our letters bring hope into our sponsored children’s lives. They bring the knowledge, and provide tangible reminders and keepsakes, that someone loves and cares. Our letters, just like those of the Apostles, also proclaim the wonderful news of Jesus' love and what He did for us.
Apart from writing letters, how else can our sponsored children be part of our daily lives?
Consider letter writing a labor of love, for when we write a letter to our sponsored child we help her emotional and spiritual growth by:
Speak words of hope to a child in poverty. Write a letter to your sponsored child today!