We are all just passing through this life, one day at a time.
He was a veteran suffering from PTSD and coping with life the only way he knew how: Self Medicating. He would self medicate with alcohol, drugs, or anything else that would temporarily ease or numb the thoughts that plagued his mind after the service. He self medicated his way out of his home, his job, and his life as usual.
He found himself on the streets in Daytona Beach, homeless, alone and unsure of life. He knew there had to be better; there had to be more. He had tried the “recovery thing” before and it would last for a little while, but somehow he always made his way back to the bottle. This time would be different though. This time, he sought the only true higher power – Jesus Christ.
He picked a strong sponsor willing to grow with him and he moved into a sober house. It’s been a couple months sober now and it’s been hard to find a job when you don’t have a car. Your donations bought him a monthly bus pass to help him get back and forth to job interviews. Now, he has been graduated up to the next step in the sober house and he has a job! That’s right, he was hired.
Storms of Life Fellowship meets on Sunday and Tuesday nights at 6:30pm in the fellowship hall of Emmanuel Church of the Living God located at 54 South Ridgewood Ave, Ormond Beach, FL 32174. The Entrance to the parking lot for the fellowship hall is off Tomoka. (You’ll see our sign.) The Church is located across from the Ormond Beach Elementary School.
The meetings have been a huge blessing to many. It’s a fellowship (community) where all people can come together to support each other no matter what Storm they are going through in life. We always have hot coffee, cold tea, and snacks!
He needed a state ID so he could enter the recovery program and so he could ride the bus to get there. (He went from Daytona Beach to Tallahassee.) Pastor Nick took him to the…