She was sitting beside the soccer field intently watching the game. After a while I decided to go down and talk with her. As I had guessed she was watching a boy. There isn't really many other reasons that teenage girls would sit alone and watch so intently. We exchanged info about ourselves. She asked me about my family. What I wasn't expecting was her living situation. My 14 year old friend told me that she lives with her boyfriend. She was abused and left her home. Now two lost children are trying to support each other. How long until they have a baby?
So many of the young men that were playing soccer looked young and full of opportunity. I worry about where they will be in 5 years? There is so much risk that without an education and with young children, they will resort to illegal activities.
How do you stop this cycle? We began today by praying. We can't change their situation or give them the will to change. God must be the force that drives them.