I was on the verge of losing my last bit of dignity when UGM took me in and help me find my way back to sanity in Jesus. Both staff and residents, and not forgetting loving volunteers, all played a part in my journey back to recovery.
I know that I have a long way to go, but all the prayers and love allowed me to continue with confidence in Jesus Christ. Knowing and experiencing the Holy Spirit, anything is possible through Him who delivered me from the spirit of addiction.
All through the global pandemic Gods unfailing provision and protection has been on UGM and to be a witness of that is a true privilege. I count myself blessed to have been a part of that.
Addiction took everything from me and reduced me to an outcast. Knowing that I am welcome at UGM, and considered someone worthy, reinforces my faith in God and His plan for my life.
When I was hungry, they fed me
When I was lonely, they were my friends
When I was desperate, they prayed for me
When I was lost, they loved me
Matt 25:35-40: “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’