At the age of 90, Agnes was in desperate need of help. For years, a relative had been using Agnes’ home to dump debris and trash. It got so bad that her yard was covered in rusted and rotting junk. When neighbors eventually complained, the city took action and threatened to charge her upwards of $2,500 every day if the terrible mess wasn’t cleaned up.
It wasn’t just Agnes’ yard. Her entire home had fallen into disrepair, making life impossible. Her roof was falling apart, she had no air conditioning, and animals were getting into the house.
But Agnes was barely able to walk, so she couldn’t remove the trash herself. And with her husband passed on, she had no one to help her.
With nowhere to turn, Agnes contacted Operation Blessing. According to its website, Operation Blessing is “dedicated to demonstrating God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world.” The organization provides disaster relief, health and medical care, hunger relief, vulnerable children and orphan care, safe water, and community development.
The folks at Operation Blessing cleaned out all Agnes’ yard and tore down the dilapidated shed and trailer on her property. That’s what they had agreed to.
But then Agnes went outside to discover other volunteers had been showing up — people Agnes never asked for or expected to see. It seemed the folks at Operation Blessing had secretly called upon some extra assistance…
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