Any little helps no matter how small would be a great blessing.
We all may have some or many difficulties within our lives; and I am no different even with faith as my greatest tool that has gotten me through these past years while living on very little since December of 2006. Because our home that you can see in my profile pictures was started at the end of February and ended a month later with no leaves or tin sheets for roofing, the rainy season is growing near and will just soak the lumber and dirt mixed with stone floor. Because all that my wife and I have to get by on is about a hundred dollars a month with no way to continue working on our home so that we can get out from the cost of our rent at fifty dollars a month which we really have a hard time paying along with electric averages around twenty five dollars monthly that’s always behind.
If any one could just send used clothes, sheets, pillow cases, shoes, purses or just any kind of tools or anything at all that we could sell or use, that would at least give us some hopes because people here in the Philippines like anything that comes from an American.
And because I have lived mostly on only rice, fish and bread for years now, any kind of canned or boxed foods like breakfast cereals, canned veggies and fruits, noodles, Kraft, crackers, shaving cream, deodorant or just about anything would also be as a very kind blessing for me and my wife.
My wife is 37 and an elementary school teacher that is out for summer vacation and back in school going for her master’s degree so that she can become a school principle. She is 4’10” at about 90 lbs and has never had any make-up other than some lip-stick that ran out, so you ladies know better than I what would make her happy. I am 55 with my last home being near Charlotte North Carolina.
Because I have been in the same little village for over three years now the post office just knows me well enough to hold my mail because I have no street address. Just any kind of helps no matter how small they may be would be as a great joy for us because just one box of Tricks or Fruit loops or anything like that at all would be to me as surf and turf because it’s just been so many years since my last good meal of choice. For anyone that just has not the time or anything to send, even just twenty dollars would at least help to pay our electric bill that’s behind. Because I have never had a bank account western union is the only way I can receive help.
Aside from our life’s hard times ever since we met, we have always prayed together and kept our faith no matter what the many storms have been such as our wedding with just us and a judge along with a twenty five dollar set of rings that she bought, and some water with bleach got hers wet and it turned black. Yet our minds are spiritual so we just keep our faith while knowing without it God cannot be pleased. Hebrews 11:6
I understand the words of God and the times that we all are living in, but am only human and still need to survive. And because God watches us all, I know some small helps will come.