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Christmas was yesterday and my 2 boys didn't have any presents this year to open up. They were very disappointed that nobody would help us. Couldn't even send a gift card to share. January 3rd my oldest son will have a birthday and nothing to give him. Could someone please help me. I've been out looking for work for a long time and have had no luck.
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Hello All!

Well I have been contemplating my situation some more and I have decided I really need to repair my car. It has to be top priority. I found a new site today called Visiting Angles and gave my info in hope of being contacted for a care giving job. I really don't want to go back to care giving though. It is emotionally horrible. Ya love these people and then they pass away or the adult children start fighting over everything. Any how my car is going to take a bit of money to repair and I need help. The longer it sits the more work it is going to need. Right now it is the transmission, head lights and inspection and registration. I have to have transportation if I'm going to be able to keep a job. Please help me figure this out. If you have a church ask your church pastor to please help me get a job. I will come and sing for your church...I don't have any other gift really. I am going to write letters to all the churches within walking distance of my house and see who can help and who would be willing to let me sing special music at their service. We'll see....not very many churches obey Jesus right now, but it is worth a try. God says to use our talents man says "Not in my church" go figure! But if any one can help me come up with the money to fix my car that would be wonderful. At this point it would be a miracle.

Thank you for reading.

I hope everyone had a pleasant Christmas.

God Bless and happy New Year.
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update . still desperatly seeking help finding a mechanic who can replace my motor on payments , i have 8 days left to have my car situation fixed or i wont have a job , im already 170 short on house payment because of being off work im afraid if i dont figure things out i will lose my house and wont be able to care for myself or kids please help
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I hope everyone had a merry christmas! My children were a bit sad and dissapointed because Santa did not bring them hardly anything but...i was able to get a few dollar items so there was something beneath the tree! We had each other and that is what mattered!
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 in response to AICIVART...   I will pray for you.
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 in response to AICIVART...   CORRECTON: I was told that my goals and ambitions were un-realistic.
 in response to Anonymous40784...   Thanks. Because i am aware of what learned helplessness is long before now, then i fear the same thing. But because of my being "in the know" of the situation i tried to avoid it with a positive attitude. Yet, then I was told that i was having feelings of grandiousity. That i my goals and ambitions were realistic. This coming from a person who seems to have no drive at all. This coming from an individual who doesn't really stand up for anything unless it is me (it seems). But anyway as you can see, i am stuck between a rock and a hard spot. Damn if i do and damn if I don't. But that is why i pray so a hard. Because although i live and interact with humans 24/7, also; i must admit that humans can be...well...human.

Sadly, people tend to label, stigmatize, and categorize without even the first thought. Being so impervious to all possibilities. And to explore all possibilities could take more time, energy, and attention that any sane person with a life may even have to offer. So, i usually get the responses from people who explore only one possibility and that is one of self. They share with me an opinion of really what they feel of themselves.

How do i judge this much you may ask. Well, when the person only offers me one aspect of an situation as a means to advice then the answer is somewhat biases. Therefore this much speaks for itself. But anyway. Pray for me! Because, as you can see, I need it.

Thanks anyway.
 in response to Jamie1115...   Jamie, have you checked your area churches? You can either go by or call to see if they have a food pantry or where one might be. I also had to go earlier this month to a food pantry. It was a local Methodist church and they were So nice and helpful. Please don't give up! I SO know how you feel, somedays you just want to crawl in bed, go to sleep and never wake up. For me though, having my son to take care of and his father being dead, he needs me, even if I can't do much for us! Believe in God, REALLY believe in him, pray and talk to him like you would a friend, you will be amazed at what good things will start to happen in your life!
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I hope that everyone had a blessed the families we were able to assist this holiday it meant alot for you to let us know how you spent your day yesterday and to include us in your childrens reactions of when they opened their gifts. I appreciate knowing that they liked their toys and things they got and felt like my husband and I really shared in their happiness. For the family who has not contacted us since they received their gifts, we find it a little distrubing and your behavior since we decided to help you has taught us a lesson about how some just give their sad story and once a person steps in to offer them help, they feel entitled and cannot even give a thank you.It is beyond my understanding why you would be so rude to someone that can help you with what you cant provide to your children but in any case I hope the kids enjoyed the Christmas gifts and we wish you the best from this point. Our help to you is complete and the clothes we have to send are going to go to another needy and thankful family.
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 in response to PJsMom...   thank you so much , its been hard almost everyday my lil girl ask me whats for dinner last nite it was beans and rice tonite i dont know the place we live there is not much around so i gota try to find a pantry to get something , but i hope t get better for you to :-) and as for me being sick i get migranes real bad to the point my nose bleeds and i get sick to my tummy, and i can to nothing and it last 2-4 days sometimes but ill be ok i will keep intouch and same with you . hugs jamie
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Bee's Knees
Thanks everyone for praying for Go4More! He is awake and home!!
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So what if ur u child didn't get toys, mind didn't get anything ! So what! Their not sick & they won't toss & turn in their sleep! Its over with. They will survive!!!""
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What a big web of lies we weave.                                              When we first try to deceive.

Be honest with children.

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 in response to widdow mom need help...   I know kids that didnt get anything for Christmas and their parents explained that alot of people are losing their jobs and trying to hold on to their houses which is more important that buying gifts for Christmas..while older kids understand this better than younger ones, its perhaps never to late to sit them down and explain to them there are other ways to celebrate other than gifts. I know its not easy because Ive had to do it with my own kids and they were little, but I did make them ornaments, paint a washable tree on my living room wall, and one year we each wrapped up something we cherished to give each other for Christmas. It doesnt have to be new or expensive..We have a ton of info on this site so that you can prepare for the next holiday or event by starting now..check out schmidtys page for tons of free items..i get things in the mail everyday and sign up with every restaurant in my area as a kids all get free icecreams from baskin robbins and free dinner at Dennys and other restaurants on their birthdays as well as many other freebies..if you start now you wont have to look for anyone else to provide for your kids and be disapointed, my kids stockings were filled with freebies from gummies, to chapstick, to name brand perfume samples and lotion..if your interested, message me privately and I can help to get you started on getting freebies sent to your home and info on couponing to cut costs, I find it challenging to get as much as I can for free or nearly free so that I can spend my money on other things like my home or childrens college any case, this may be a good time for you to begin new traditions with your children so they will come to enjoy and celebrate this holiday instead of dreading it and thinking that Santa didnt want to come...hope to hear from you
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hope everyone had a great christmas, i am so thankful to have found this site and pray next year i will be able to help others
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i dont know y some are answered and some not but a wonderful woman awnsered our prayers and i love her to know that she is an angel mykids couldn't hace been any happier. please dont give up hope the world is full of amazing blessings. Leah ur wonderful thank u from EVERY PART OF OUR HEARTS.....
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Glory Be

 in response to aodtwo...   @ aodtwo, You can't wish your way into a job. You have to pull yourself together and dig your way out of that hole.

I have been further down than you are. I lost my house, vehicles, a good job, family photos, friends and all. It was the night that I spent in a run down, bug infested homeless shelter that I came to the realization that I had to turn myself around.

I worked hard labor jobs and saved money for a vehicle and clothes decent enough to wear to an interview. I got a small apartment and found a better job, but that wasn't good enough for me. I continued my search for a position that I would be comfortable in.

Today I'm making $50k a year and still looking. It takes diligence and perseverance. You can't give up. You have to keep faith. You have to keep fighting even when the odds are against you. You have to keep pressing forward no matter what.

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 in response to aodtwo...  

I'm not sure if you saw this particular post on my homepage, but I do resume writing for free if you need a resume to help you find a job.

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totally stressed
merry christmas everyone. i'm not gonna long post and cry. i sincerely hope all here enjoyed this day,and were comfortable in their surroundings. i had a good day. good night. ozzies lickin his claws.
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 in response to widdow mom need help...   my heart goes out to you!!! the only things i can think of is, check on craigslist under for sale then click on"free"..people give away anything u can think of from hot tubs to toys..also, call all ur local n major charities n churches n ask them if there are any toys left over from their toy just may b surprised..dont stop at the first one to help, call them all!! good luck!!
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