i am thankful that i have a home to sleep,
to stay warm, food and clothes.
...basic, but i have gone without these things, and i truly am thankful.
tonight i have a lot on my mind. my mom is still homeless, and now she is going through typically unimaginable things. except i can imagine them, i have been there.
she said, this is killing me. i said to her, I WAS 9 years old. I survived....you will too.
then i wonder if is should take her in. give her an apartment we have, and bless her with the very things i am thankful for. then I remember, the abandonment, ...but have i forgiven.
i need some sleep. and to think and pray about these ramblings. there is so much to it. i will try to sleep and figure it out, in prayer, tomorrow.....today....
i wonder if the effects of being abandoned ever go away? and will i ever feel safe...
[sorry, no sunday funies...an apartment/condo building burned, and many people (80+) are displaced...i was helping with the Red Cross. I just didn't get to it.
By the way. The RED CROSS is in desperate need of donations, for homeless, for children, for disaster recovery. After watching them in action, they are amazing, they are angels.
If you have the means, find a Red Cross in your area and donate anything you can. Your time...see if you can be trained to assist, or just show up.
Volunteer: while I was there an angel helped me, and I was given the strength to continue to help those who were burdened by the disaster. Truly sad. Many of them lost everything, others have major damage. ..and all of them are homeless...won't be able to consider returning for a year. Awful
so I am thankful to be home, and I am going to try to sleep...