“Three Things” with Kimberly at the Lighthouse

After passing the 9th grade government exams on her first try this summer, Kimberly has started her first year of high school. She is the oldest girl at the Lighthouse, obedient and fun-loving. Here is how she sees herself, just shy of 17.

What are 3 things you are especially good at?

I am good at braiding people’s hair. I excel in classes like literature and social studies. And I’m good at cleaning.

What are 3 things you’ve already been complimented on?

People say I am beautiful, that I am nice, and have a beautiful voice. They also tell me I will have a beautiful future.

What are 3 things you like about yourself?

I like my body, the way I am patient, and the way I am understanding.

What are 3 ways you help people?

I help cook and clean the house, and I help out when people are in need.

What are 3 things you value the most?

School, church, and life.

And finally, what are 3 ways you have brought joy to other people?

I made everyone happy when I was accepted into the church choir. I make people happy when I do well in school and at home, and when I’m smiling.

Scindie St Fleur served as a counselor at the Lighthouse Children’s Home and Grace Emmanuel School from 2014-2020. She currently works as a psychologist at LifeSong for Orphans, where, in addition to providing mental health services, she oversees an academy program that teaches children with motor, physical, cognitive, and behavioral disabilities.