“Undercover Bag Lady”

Years ago, before my husband and I found the help we needed for our PTSD issues, we both became too disabled to work. We sold our blood plasma to buy food. Our electricity was cut off, and we were evicted when we could not pay rent. In the church we had been attending regularly for over a year, we were shunned. Exactly like this post describes.

 

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Seeking Divine Perspective

“You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.”

                                                                                               Revelation 3:17

Kim had worked with the homeless for decades, but recently she took on a “project” that took her more deeply into their world.  Disguising herself as a “bag lady,” she created an alter-ego named “Jean.” For several months this author went out incognito into her city in North Carolina, visiting churches of various denominations, from Catholic to Baptist to Pentecostal, from main-line denominations to non-denominational churches. She documented her experiences and compiled…

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Priorities

Too good not to share. 😊

Mitch Teemley

Whose Got Their Prioritis Right

“Hack away at the inessentials.” ~Bruce Lee

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”~Stephen R. Covey

    “Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.”       ~Marcus Aurelius

“Physics isn’t the most important thing. Love is.” ~Richard P. Feynman (Nobel Prize-winning pioneer in theoretical physics)

“When someone you love makes compassion, kindness, forgiveness, respect and God an option, you can be sure they have made you an option, as well.”~Shannon L. Alder

  “Sacrifice is the giving of self so that I don’t die in the service of self.”   ~Craig D. Lounsbrough

“You write your life story by the choices you make.” ~Helen Mirren

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