Orphan Asks For A Place To Rest His Head
Davion Navar Henry Only is an orphan. He was born while his mom was in prision and he learned in June that she’d passed away. Without his mom, Davion is truly alone in the world.
15-year-old Davion has never known what it’s like to be part of a real home. He's never had a room or a pillow of his own. He’s bounced between foster homes all of his life and now he just wants a place to rest his head.
Davion didn’t know what else to do after the death of his mom, so he approached the congregation at Florida’s St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, hoping to find a parent. He didn’t know anyone sitting in the pews, but he'd heard something about God helping people who help themselves. So he decided to take a leap of faith.
In just a few years Davion will be 18-years-old and will age out of the system. He has been alone all of his life and wants that to stop so stood in front of the church congregation and begged: “I’ll take anyone. Old or young, dad or mom, black, white, purple. I don’t care. And I would be really appreciative. The best I could be.”
So far, two couples have shown an interest in Davion, and we're wishing him a happy ending very soon. As he said when he took the stage last month: "I know God hasn't given up on me. So I'm not giving up either."
I hope with all of my might that Davion finds the home he's looking for. Sadly, Davion's story of being all alone in this world is a story that thousand upon thousands of teenagers right here in the United States live every day. If you're interested in finding out how to be a parent to a kid who's been tossed from place to place, check this out or this.