A MOTHER’S THANKS

Jan 10, 2024 | News

a mothers thanks

After a move, a job transfer, and a small business venture that ended like so many others during these hard times across the country and right here in York County, Hadassah says to her shock, “I ended up homeless.”

As hard and harrowing as experiencing homelessness can be, it’s even more frightening when you have a child . . .

“He was only a year old,” this struggling mother says, his father gone, and the two of them on their own. Seeking help from her long-estranged family also wasn’t an option: “A lot of trauma had occurred, and so I didn’t want to go back. I had left home when I was just 18.”

I lost everything,” Hadassah says. “It was a lot,” and fall was turning into winter.

But God saw this mother and child in harm’s way and brought them safely here—to LifePath Christian Ministries. “We ended up going to the Women’s Shelter at LifePath,” Hadassah says.

“Thankfully, I was able to get straight in,” she recalls, after “calling other places, other shelters, but everybody else was full!

“So, when I was in the Women’s Shelter, I continuously prayed. I called out to God,” Hadassah says—and He answered: “I knew I had stability through God, through Christ!” she says, smiling.

Hadassah is grateful for God’s grace—and a new family of friends like you.

“Sharing God’s provision for neighbors like this little family at LifePath is never more important than as when a new year in service together begins in Jesus’ name to “the least of these” (Matthew 25:40). Thank you for helping make this ministry we share possible—now and in the winter weeks ahead!

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