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Submitted by Water Walker: I’m still waiting on a response from the recruiter even though I reached out to her yesterday. As a result, I’m still unemployed. I learned that the position requires you to speak Farsi or any other Persian Language (which was not listed in the job description). I’m still applying daily and no responses. I have applied from as low as Cashier, Admin Assistant and as high as Grant Writer because I have multiple degrees. I have taken education off of my resumes, I have multiple resumes for different jobs . . . It just doesn’t seem to matter! I complete at least 7 applications per day on multiple job sites.
- March 6, 2023 at 11:02 pm
I’ve been doing this since March 2021 when I lost my job because of COVID. Even though I’ve been working since I was 13, I could not get Unemployment in this state. I applied to other states where I worked in my younger days and it turns out I’ve been gone too long. I don’t get TANF or Food Stamps or any form of government surplus money.
The economist are lying as well as the administration about the jobs in this economy! While many may have 2 and 3 jobs, I can’t get just one job to take care of me and my Son. I need help! I need a place to live. I need a job. I need food. Would someone please make a donation?
For the love of Jesus,
Submitted by Water Walker:
- March 7, 2023 at 7:38 pm
I want to publicly thank those that donated to my needs!!! . . . And NEVER, EVER think that what you give is NOT worthy of praise! Don’t you know the story about “The Widow’s Might”?
The Widow’s Mite
“And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury; for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on.” (Mark 12:41-44)
As you continue to give, please know your donations were acknowledged by the King of kings, the LORD of lords, and the Maker of heaven and earth! The donation helped us to have enough to get a room for three nights. We were able to get a free Uber to a food pantry we used to volunteer at and feed the homeless and hungry ourselves. This same pantry, we are currently ineligible for food because we are NOT homeless in the same zip code actually gave us food anyway! What a blessing! The pantry had very, very little, but every morsel was an abundance to us because we had nothing.
I just wanted to testify (because more times than many) people in this world have such a condescending mindset towards the homeless. But as for me, I raised my children with homeless people living in our home. I grew up believing that if I had a roof over my head, food in my refrigerator, a vacant room, then I have enough to share. When I did have a home, I took in several people because I just believe God’s Word, “Its better to give than to receive.”
I also have no shame in my homelessness as many think I should, (and have been shunned upon). I believe Jesus when he said, “Foxes have wholes and birds have nests, but the Son of man has no place to rest His head.” So if Jesus was not ashamed and He ministered all over the world, than why shouldn’t I follow Him and evangelize all over the world?
Not all homeless people are uneducated and don’t want to work. I have many degrees. In fact, I went to a Seminary that went bankrupt, took my student loan money, (thousands upon thousands) and I still have not received that degree. But, I still went on to another program and transferred the credits I could to fulfill that program’s requirement. In fact my grades were better in my homelessness than when I had everything; it was the only semester I was eligible for the Dean’s List.
As for the homeless shelters all over the world . . . you should stop by sometime. They’re often full, full of rodents and rapists! They give food causing obesity and high blood pressure; lots of bread, chips, candy and snacks. They rarely have fresh vegetables or fruit. The staff take home more food than they feed the patrons.
Additionally, because we are vegetarians, we would often bring in our own donated food. When we did, the director would consequently put us out of the shelter; not caring that my Son has Colon Cancer and he is an adult with a disability. The bottom line, if you can’t work, they can’t count you and that means they can’t get federal or state money on your behalf. Because my Son CAN NOT live independently, they also would not let him stay in the women’s unit (even while they let other women with children stay with their parents).
When I did work, I had two jobs; one to take care of our home, car, utilities and all of the other bills, (like out of pock dentistry and medicine costs). The other to care for the homeless or any other tithe I could contribute towards helping the needy, (until I had a stroke). But, I fully recovered and went back to work.
So you see, no one wants to beg! But when I prayed about it, it was revealed to me that people who have fund raisers beg too! IT’S JUST GOING TO A LARGER CAUSE AND IT’S A TAX WRITE-OFF. I want to work, but no one wants to give me a job. I want to do my part and just like you, I have a project . . . A 501 (c)(3) customized training school for non-violent ex-offenders, rehabilitated substance users, and low to very-low income populations with wrap-around supportive services. Feel free to read the attached “HWNM Executive Summary.”
Thank you all, (especially Patrick my Angel) because he is the one the Lord used to minister to me in my lowest moments! Overall, I have gained so much wisdom in this capacity and I can’t wait to leave behind a legacy! When you read about me you will KNOW there is a GOD!!!
I LOVE YOU ALL . . . EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU!!!
“Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity
Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.” (Proverbs 19:1)
Submitted by Water Walker:
- March 10, 2023 at 1:54 am
I’m at the end of my three days. Snow is coming and we will be outside in it as of 11am tomorrow. Please help! We would not be asking if they stopped moving the finish line. I have reached out to every person I know. I have prayed and the Lord said, “You have not because you ask not.” So I’m asking . . . Please and thank you!
- March 10, 2023 at 8:46 pm
Submitted by Water Walker:
While I am aware that you don’t know who I am, you can be assured I am your Sister in Christ! I am thanking God for your obedience! It’s snowing here now and I just checked into the room. I was able to utilize reward points to book a hotel for two nights.
However, without your $10 donation, I could not pay for the hotel incidentals! Just as I checked in, I received the PayPal donation and the Front Desk Clerk had just ran my debit card, (which I told her it did not have $25 on it). She was just dialing her Manager to report it, (as if poverty is a crime). Be assured Jesus is speaking to your Spirit!
So you can get to know me, I am an Evangelist on the Mission Field following the LORD through his prompting of the Holy Spirit. I have been on this mission field since June 1, 2009 serving homeless populations as far North as Canada and as far South as the Panhandles of Florida. Traveling along with me is my Son, an adult with a disability. The Lord sent us out two by two in the trenches serving the unloved drug addicted, sometimes prostitutes and ex-offenders living in tent cities, people living in dumpsters; homeless encampments all over the Country of the U.S. We have been empowering them with the love of Jesus, sharing unconditional love to those often depressed, suicidal, and even homeless military veterans who have fallen through the cracks.
What we have done is come along side other non-profits and serve in any capacity we can to reach their needs. Just as an example, the most recent assignment at a food pantry, I served as a voluntary receptionist removing barriers from populations who spoke English, Spanish, Farsi and other Middle Eastern languages. So funny . . . I only Speak English, but I read Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek. Lol! My Son labeled, shelved, bagged and I bagged food donations along side Latter Day Saints, (although we are not) serving in the capacity as a volunteer pantry stocker.
One day, in walked two older gentlemen. The youngest of the two approached me and asked if I could help his friend. I noticed that his friend looked disheveled; pants soiled with urine, hair matted, shoes smelling like feces and could barely walk. I sat with him and did a psychological evaluation during my initial intake and assessment. He told me he was a POW. I thought to myself, how awful! . . . What kind of Country is this?
I immediately reached out to a clothing donation center, contacted the VA to register him for benefits, gave him food and got him to sign a consent form to act on his behalf. I had him return with his friend at the end of the week and provided the new clothes; underwear, socks and t-shirts I obtained from a local church. I got some personal male items to shave, and bath him and packaged him with some male depends underwear to go. I was also able to pick up some shirts, shoes, sweaters and a jacket from the local clothing donation center. I even got him some clothes and a walker from Salvation Army. By the following week I picked up an electronic scooter valued at $6,000 from a non-profit that repairs donated equipment for the disabled. I got applications from the VA for POW benefits and disability applications, completed them and sent them off on his behalf with a copy for his personal records.
By the end of that week, at that follow up appointment, he cried because, as he said, “I thought because I was a White man, you would not help me. No one has never done anything like this for me. . . Not even my wife! She just dropped me off at this apartment and abandoned me.”
So you see, silver and gold I do not have . . . But the love of Christ empowers me to serve as many people as I can. I have a project without funding. I have no home because I gave that up to follow Christ.
Initially, when I was called into ministry, I refused to leave my home and follow Christ and I had 4 house fires in less than 6 months as a result. My fires were the same time frame as Katrina, so by the time the inspector came to evaluate the damages, I had had another fire. My insurance company went bankrupt without notifying their customers while continuing to receive our checks. Consequently, I became homeless and I could not afford an attorney.
So, I’m just a nobody, trying to get everybody to know somebody . . . Christ Jesus! I ask for donations because I lost my job in COVID and have not been able to get another job since. I still volunteer all over the Country and I depend on donations to provide for my housing. I get food from local pantries when I can and I just keep pressing toward the high calling in Christ Jesus!
Now that you know a little about me, tell me about yourself.
Ultimately in His service,
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