I continue to be amazed about all the volunteers connected with the ministry of Family Promise. Many hours of hosting, preparing food, playing with children, offering money and a plethora of resources are given weekly to help families who are homeless regain their financial stability. The heart of Family Promise grows bigger and bigger!
“You’re so lucky.”
When tragedy strikes, it makes sense to describe the sudden violent change in glass terms. The destruction leaves only memories of what was. The order is gone and cannot be remade.
Free Trauma Informed Care Short course for the Lawrence and Douglas County Community – All are welcome
Extra Training Opportunities – for Trauma Informed Care with focus on homelessness, family systems and trauma – 3 dates remaining!
There are so many things we can learn from a child.
Today I am writing a Family Promise year-end recap for our church’s annual meeting, and I am missing my sister. Losing her this year was heartbreaking, and the absence of her name from the list of my sub-coordinators is a stark reminder that she is no longer here, lending light to our family, our church,…Details
The New Year serves as a convenient time for reflection, which may also include the evaluation of regrets. I have a couple big regrets this year that have caused deep pain.
How is it possible that we are nearing the end of 2012? The year in review, is something I’m planning on doing with pictures and a slide show, which, will be coming to your inbox and our webpage soon!
Such a busy, joyous time, this year made even busier by a family moving out this week, interviews for new families, donations, adopt a family Christmas distribution to graduate families, those in transitional housing and the families in the current rotation as well as the ever ringing phone with families in need of services.