It was almost three weeks ago that a 15-year-old teenaged orphan; Davion Navar Henry Only made a heart-felt cry to a Florida church. He needed a family to adopt him.
Only told the packed St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, he sought a family to call his own.
The Tampa Bay Times reported he told the church "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."
It was Only's idea to make his plea to the church. It's said that he heard "something about God helping those who help themselves." So one Sunday in September a case worker took the teen to the Florida church where he made his plea for a family.
The teen was born while his mother was in jail for petty theft and cocaine. He later found out that his mother had died on June 5, 2013, when he searched for her on the internet.
When Only headed to the Florida church he had one thing on his mind, to find a family that would make him feel like he mattered. It would appear that his pleas didn't fall on deaf ears.
It's reported that since Only's request that a family adopts him the Florida church where he made his plea has been overwhelmed with an "awesome outpour" of calls to adopt the teen.
A report from FoxNews.com says, ""It has been just an awesome outpour," Cynthia Coney, a secretary at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, said. "We've been getting calls from as far as Utah and forwarding them to his adoption agency."
Perhaps the orphaned teen will soon have a family who will shower him with their love and most importantly will show him the true love of Jesus. Please say a prayer for Davion that his dream will finally come true, and he will find the family his heart desires.
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