Worn down by a constant cough, Janet had been sick for several months, but couldn’t afford to see a doctor. Thankfully, someone told her about Shepherd’s Hope. Not wanting to leave her four year-old daughter Katy unattended in the waiting room, her mother brought her into the exam room with her. When the volunteer physician finished the exam, something unexpected happened. Katy flew across the room toward the doctor. “Thank you for making my mommy better,” she said as she hugged him. Katy’s mother, along with the volunteer nurse and the physician, were momentarily stunned. No one knew that little Katy had been so worried about her Mommy. There were tears in the eyes of everyone in the room that night. Sometimes the faces of hope at Shepherd’s Hope are not the ones we expect. The face of hope might be a patient, a volunteer, or even a loved one.
Victor called and needed help. He’d been laid off from work 19 months ago and had been searching for a new job. His unemployment benefits were about to run out, and his prayers were answered for his dream job on an off-shore Louisiana oil rig. … Continue reading →
Georgiana had been suffering with chronic pelvic and abdominal pain for years. She was unable to work because of increasing fatigue due to her pain and didn’t have any health insurance. “By the grace of God, I heard about Shepherd’s … Continue reading →