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Offline Tallitot

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This made my Christmas!
« on: December 24, 2008, 05:05:41 PM »
One of our fellow employees has had a very bad run of luck the last few months. Her husband was laid off, her insurance hadn't kicked in yet (she's only worked with us a couple of months) and she has a toodler who was recently hospitalized. She missed a couple of mortgage payments and the had recived notice the bank was going to foreclose in Jan. Definately looking at a very "hard-candy Christmas".

Here comes the happy ending!

We discussed it at work and decided this year we'd foregoe the usual gift exchange and "Secret Santa" and instead we collected the money and raised $1200! We were able to save her house from foreclosure. The bank is also going to work out a new payment plan with her.
Beats the coffee mugs and what not we normally give each other at work.
Proverbs 22:7

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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2008, 05:07:06 PM »
Cool!  I'm sure she's excited.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams

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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2008, 05:11:42 PM »
Glory to God!

Thanks for sharing this!
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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2008, 05:16:50 PM »
May the Lord grant you all your reward for His birthday present.

And keep her family.  (how's the child?).
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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2008, 06:05:12 PM »
Therefore Christian men be sure
Wealth or rank possessing
Ye who now will bless the poor
Shall yourselves find blessing!


Christ is Born! Glorify Him!
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Offline Asteriktos

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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2008, 08:20:50 PM »
Awesome! :)

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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2008, 08:22:29 PM »
Amazing! God is glorious in His works.

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Re: This made my Christmas!
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2008, 12:58:41 AM »
This is a wonderful thing for Christmas Time.  May you all be blessed.
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