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Friday in the office

Friday, November 08, 2013

I'm covering the office again today for Family Promise. Our Director is on a very well deserved vacation this week. The house is full as the schools are closed for teachers convention Thursday and Friday. Usually when I'm here during the day the house is almost silent, but today four family's children are filling the Day Center with happy sounds. At times loud, but still happy!
It's always very humbling to be here answering the phone. The calls come pretty consistently throughout the day. The need is crushing and the stories are so heart wrenching. We're full to capacity, but I try to find them some other agency or contact that may be able to help them. I wish them well and say a prayer they'll be able to find shelter. It changes your outlook on all that you have and makes you very grateful for all your own blessings. It also makes me think I have excess that could be of use and a blessing to someone else. Every time I work a week here I spend the next few weeks paring down my belongings. Simplifying life is the goal.
Dear Heavenly Father, please know I have a grateful and open heart as you send me out to do your work. Please guide my hands, as well as my deeds, to serve wherever you need me. Thank you for my every blessing and most of all for my Dad, my greatest blessing.
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    God bless you! Hope all is well. Have a good week!

    We're here for you on your weightloss journey.

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  • TAICHIDANCER
    You're doing important work. Thank you.
    2435 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    I'm very proud to know someone who does this kind of work. As a nurse I had plenty of opportunity to see those who have been left behind. It is sad. No one in this country should go to bed hungry or not have a warm place to sleep at night. Bless you for caring and bless you for helping.
    2436 days ago
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    Lovely!
    2436 days ago
  • ROXYZMOM
    What a fantastic act that you are doing! You are awesome!
    2436 days ago
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