Showing posts from May, 2010

Ordinary Days Extraordinary God

A few weeks ago a man approached my husband Matt as he was walking from his building in downtown Houston to the parking garage. He thanked Matt for not walking away and simply asked Matt if he could help him. The man never asked for money, just that he was in a desperate situation and did not know what to do. Skeptical at first, Matt asked for more information. His young son was in critical condition at Texas Children's Hospital with a clot in his brain. They are from Beaumont and were not able to get a room that night at Ronald McDonald House , so he and his late-term pregnant wife were staying in a shelter downtown. Their truck had broken down, so he was taking the train back and forth to TCH with passes the chaplain had given him. Matt felt like God was leading him, so he opened his wallet, thinking he may have at least $5, but to his surprise, there was a 50 dollar bill. He gave it to the man who was so grateful and said it was more than they needed. Matt replied "oh, no,

Operation Jolly Rancher

A third-grader at Brazos Elementary was given a week’s detention for possessing a Jolly Rancher ...thus, Operation Jolly Rancher: Send a bag of Jolly Ranchers and support the cause of common sense to: Brazos Elementary School Attn: Mrs. Jeanne Young 9814 Kibler St PO Box 30 Orchard, TX 77464 To contact by phone 979-478-6610