"How great is the love the Father has lavished on us
that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!
The reason the world does not know us
is that it did not know Him."
1 John 3:1
As we come upon the end of season,
don't miss out on these inspirational & courageous stories!
now through June 30, 2017
and a portion of your sale will go towards HOPE!
Come rest your heart, "Lavish Your Soul" & Celebrate stories
of lives transformed through the help of
this season's featured non-profit,
~ an organization committed to helping men, women & children
successfully re-enter the workforce, their families & our community
Jon D. Ponder, Founder & CEO
HOPE for Prisoners
"Jon Ponder did not need anyone telling him how bad he was,...
he knew this. By the young age of 12, he started drinking,
using drugs and stealing. Detectives had come to his high school
and arrested him for armed robbery ..."
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Chaplain Debbie Damron
Chaplaincy of NV
"Through prayer, I have seen & experienced miracles happen ...
God has allowed me to see potential in people in ways
others may not be able to ..."
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Marcus Jacquette's story
"We were growing up on the streets of Compton and I found
myself running the streets at a very young age.
I joined the Southside Compton Crips when I was just 14 years old.
I began to sell drugs and became more deeply involved
in the violent street life ..."
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Marshay Patterson's story
"I must admit I lived a very sheltered lifestyle.
I had amazing parents & guidance & we wanted for nothing.
I excelled in academics, volunteered a lot, earned an Associate's Degree
in criminal justice & aside from speeding tickets here & there,
managed to stay out of trouble.
My reason for telling you this is because trouble
can find anyone ..."
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Shauna Souders' story
"I had a hard time looking myself in the mirror because of
the guilt and shame of the things I had done.
I had very little hope that things would get better,
and honestly, I truly didn't believe I even deserved a better life ..."
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Mario Taylor's story
"At 15 years old I found myself on my way to prison,
sentenced as an adult to 20-90 years for second degree murder
with use of a deadly weapon. When I went to prison,
I did not only lose my freedom, I lost my hope...
I lost my youth. I thought I had lost my future & the rest of my life ..."
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