Grandma Was a Homemaker

My grandmother passed away last year. Born in the 1920’s, her life spanned nine decades. A person can do a lot in ninety-three years—and she

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We Are Thankful!

We have much to be thankful for. In this work, sometimes the tasks at hand can feel overwhelming, but that is exactly the bit today

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A Life Raft

Our mission statement is so simple-we help homeless families with children achieve and maintain permanent housing. It seems straightforward.

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Today Is …

Today is… nothing special. Get up, do whatever work the day holds, feed children, put them to bed, try to breath a second or two….

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Relationships

“It is all about relationship.” Dana Ortiz the Executive Director of Family Promise of Lawrence quips almost every time I am around her. Yes, I

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Disarmed

I am a mom- a mom of two awesome little people one of whom goes to school. So there has been lots of talk and

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Where Does God Go?

Sunday nights are hectic at Plymouth Church as four families arrive all at once to settle into their new home for the week. Four families,

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A Heart of Thanksgiving

Identifying the things to be grateful for is an especially powerful source of encouragement. It seems in our current culture of distrust and divide, that

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Toward the Sun

Sunflowers have started to bloom and in my yard again; I think that the blooms turn toward the sun. These massive blossoms turn their beautiful

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Almost Home – Project 913

Exciting Family Promise of Lawrence Expansion News! Family Promise of Lawrence (FPL) , in partnership with Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church (NSMBC), is expanding the

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Blessings With a Smile

There are days when the work here is sometimes a bit difficult, a bit trying, a bit painful and some days it is like a spring morning – filled with warmth and hope. This morning, as the first day of Spring, 2017, it was truly a warm, hope filled morning…

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