History is Calling Me

Jan 27, 2012  |     |   General

We all fade into historyAnd we all carry a legacyWhat will mine say of me History is calling meI fought what I thoughtA good fight of my own mightWithout GOD even in sight History is calling meYoung a...

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You are my lamp O Lord

Jan 19, 2012  |     |   General

“You are my lamp O Lord; the Lord turns my darkness into light.” 2 Samuel 22:29 Approximately a year and a half ago , I wrote a story about a man named Dave from my hometown of Dubuque, Io...

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Reunification of families!

Jan 17, 2012  |     |   General

I LOVE the growth taking place inside the Lydia House! The changes in the women, moms, children, teens, dads, it’s all exciting to witness. Just this week we had an amazing number of moms having vis...

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I Love my Job

Jan 13, 2012  |     |   General

If you read my Face Book or Open Door Mission Blogs you know I truly do love my job…even when it “encourages” me to stretch my wings. My job is to let the community know Open Door Mission’s ne...

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The Power of Presence

Jan 10, 2012  |     |   General

If anyone can understand the power of presence, it is Jeff. He grew up in a traditional home with a mom that remained a faithful constant in his life. Her presence provided Jeff with stability in the ...

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Winter Warm Up Drive

Jan 4, 2012  |     |   General

I know if you stepped outside today it might not feel like it is winter. The high today is going to be 51 and tomorrow will be 58 but I know that cold weather is coming soon. Everyday Open Door Missio...

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Open Door Mission needs YOU

Jan 3, 2012  |     |   General

The holidays are behind us, but the hungry and homeless remain with us. Thank you for an extraordinary season of help and hope. As your fill your calendar with plans for 2012, I am challenging you to ...

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