PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HOMELESS

Some time ago, I posted this. Today, I feel the same way as I did when I first posted it.

Wings of the Dawn

 I pushed against the heavy, ice-covered, glass front door
To take a peek into a frozen world.
I was reminded of the many
Who don’t look from a warm inside out,
But have to look from a cold outside in.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HOMELESS!

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Here are some practical things you can do …

  • keep a gift card for a fast food restaurant in your wallet –
    it provides a warm place to get out of the cold
    (Five-dollar gift cards for McDonald’s are great!!!)
  • keep a public transportation ticket in your wallet –
    many homeless ride the trains in this cold weather
  • support the homeless shelters in your city.
    Donations of baked goods, long underwear, warm coats, sleeping bags, and blankets are very much appreciated.
  • PRAY FOR THE HOMELESS

“God, open the door of our cold hearts.
Show us how to provide warmth
For those who are freezing.”

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About Heidi Viars

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth ...” ― C.S. Lewis ..... In my pursuit of self, I found utter darkness. In my pursuit of truth, I found Jesus, who dispelled the darkness by His forgiveness. Now I follow Him and try to understand Him better. I am a wife, mother of 6, blogger and love taking photographs of sunrises.
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6 Responses to PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HOMELESS

  1. krcc says:

    Yesterday, I encountered a young homeless couple with 3 young children. I know the Lord had me see them at that moment in my life. I praise God I was able to help them in some way, which I was surprised at their response to my help. Not the same with the homeless in big cities, where cash is all they want to buy more booze, cigarettes, and drugs. a meaningful post, Heidi.

    • Heidi Viars says:

      Thank you for sharing from your experience, friend! Yes, praise God you were able to help and show the love of God in a practical way.
      I am reminded of Isaiah 58:7-9
      Blessings to you as you bless those around you 🙂

  2. Nancy Ruegg says:

    I, too, love your tender heart, Heidi! As the homeless seek warmth in the Christian shelters of our communities, may they discover the Shelter of the Most High.

  3. Debbie says:

    Thank you so much, Heidi, for,sharing this and also for your heart for the homeless. I will be seeing what we can do too! Love and prayers!

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