I’m so happy that we’re sending longer and more descriptive texs! I’ve noticed them progressively getting more personal! Great job deeply listening and picking up on the things that go unsaid. Let’s continue prayong for our friends we met this week like we do for our own family. Let’s involve the Holy Spirit to guide us in prayer as their week progresses.
Here’s who we’re praying for this week:
Shaggy ed hanging out to the left of mcdonalds. He wantd prayer for his health while he raises money to go back home.
Fez and Maggie by Whitley got care packs and did not want us to pray for them
Deejay in front if mcdonalds asked for prayer for his ankle
Gary on Hollywood and highland wanted us to pray for safe travels
Anna wants us to pray for a better life,Sutton in a yellow vest asked for rest. A guy was trying to take a selfie of him when we approached
Vanessa was on a bike and asked that guys leave her alone
Nathaniel took food says he just lost his cell phone. Was very grateful to receive food and asked for prayer for his son who lives in England
Gogi Osiris- tall African American wearing African clothing took food and socks. Seemed out of it and unfocused.
Gilbert took food and received prayer. He’s a believer but is pulled by the desires of the flesh. He asked for prayer that he can resist temptation and get closer to God
Timothy- white hat blonde hair face tatoo received food and candy. Was very grateful and wants prayer that he can fight the demons in his life
Jen took food and candy wants us to pray for her that her downstairs neighbor will stop being loud and causing a disturbance
Robert took food and a shirt and body wash and wants prayer for a better life
LeAnn wanted prayer for her cancer and for her mother.
Jeff didn’t want food says he was homeless a year ago was glad to see people helping. Wanted us to pray during the week that he can stay caught up on paying his rent and that life will go more smoothly.
London and leaf want general prayer.
Sean is wearing a nightmare before Christmas Jose is happy to receive food, he’s very thankful
Thomas and Trina are together that were looking for something to eat and loved that we were out here
Elizabeth Needs prayer for a good job and happiness
Brian and Maria. Pray for them to get out of their situation and for prosperity and to pray for Maria’s mother which is sick. Maria has a dog named bandit. We went back to Maria and gave her a treasures bag
Met Chris who took a bag. He’s been HIV-positive for a year but recently it’s not been detectable in his system and he’s doing pretty well. He’s an atheist and has a problem with organized religion but was very happy that we stopped and talked to him and said that our works show our faith.
Dino took a bag. We prayed for him and he seemed very happy to see us
Brianna took a bag. She wanted prayer to break free and become sober. We invited her to celebrate recovery
Keith, Robert and Detroit (plays guitar) took a bag. Pray for Detroits 8 year old daughter Who is still back in Detroit
Kid in the yellow hoodie got a scarf and a hug.
Fernando got food didn’t want prayer
Giovanni got a bag. He wasn’t himself tonight. He said he was having fam problems.
Jehoshaphat asked for prayer and took a bag he said he protects people wearing green and purple shirts but he is off duty right now
Emmitt and twin on the bus stop twin was good, received prayer from an earlier team and had food emmitt is the son of a preacher and has a lot of people praying for him he gets food stamps so he didn’t need the snacks
Met up with Walter and his cat sunshine. We didn’t have anymore resource bags to give. But he asked to just for me through out the week. Said that last time he asked us pray for the country Siria and it seems to be working and thanked us for that.
Right next to Walter (man with huge orange cat named sunshine) was Mary Ann who has a friend that would greatly appreciate our food pantry so we gave her a information card and a hug. Invited her to church, but declined saying she’s Buddhist.
Met Anthony. He was laying on the bricks that surround chase bank. He was grateful to receive food.
Kevin is always on the corner of Sunday and vine right by the chase bank. who by the way gives the best hugs. Was thankful for the food. And was very happy to see us. Told us he’s a certified psychic. Had a blanket that he said signified the next step in becoming a practicing psychic. But he knows scripture and that God is our provider, Jehovah Jirah.
Saw Dr. Geek who rapped a powerful message about contentment, and God’s sovereignty. He’s an all round positive guy who loves Jesus. We gave him food and prayed for him.
Next we met Malachi, really tall lanky man. Who kind of resembled Christian Bale. He’s friends with Twist, who told him to run is down. He did and got food for him and his girlfriend Destiny. He’s been here a while but has never been outside LA We challenged him to do some exploring.
Jose was happy to see us, was in the spirit he talked to us about him getting a job, having an interview, and getting money to help his son in Jersey City, and to see his patents who’ve now left Jersey City and retired in his home country, Peru. He gather us for prayer. He also was thankful for the food bag. Jose used be an alcoholic when he was younger. He told us his present circumstances do not make him feel shame. He knows they are soon going to change, and for now, he’ll ask for and accept help. In Peru he used to do what we do and help those who need it.
Met up with twist, very awesome guy told us about his week about how he went to court for drinking in public. He went to court to tell the judge that he was homeless so he’s forced to be in public all the time. His ticket was thrown out. The cops are ticketing homeless like crazy and judges are getting mad about their time being wasted with all the homeless. He hopes the new laws will get overturned soon. There is one new corporal that keeps giving him hell too. He was greatly appreciated that we took the time to talk to us. We gave him a bag of food. And he is from Louisiana, is one of the original Bayou Boys and his real name is Benjamin something something Duvall. 4 names..only remembered 2.
We saw Pat hanging out and had a great laugh he will be at all there at all services Saturday and Sunday.
While talking to Pat a bunch of hyper young guys came up. We gave them the last 2 bags of food we had. One who had long blonde beachy hair asked for a bible. He was 22. We were able to give one to him.
Met a red head named Coyote. We had ran out of food by that time. He couldn’t think of anything he needed prayer for. He had just eaten a really good meal.
Steve-o and his pup Chewie. Young, interested in drawing. Was drawing graffiti. This is the second time he requested socks, long socks specifically. Had a rough spell but brought himself up by making a conscious effort.
Mark – had disabled army vet sign. Army jacket or hoody, black gloves. Didnt ask for anything, seemed a little bit resistant to our help. Wants to go to Chicago. May or may not have plugged his ears under hoody during prayer.
Paul – Black sweater and brown cargo shorts. White addidas with white socks. Completely coherent, short cropped graying hair, white tall male. Asked for toothpaste and socks. Asked to be put in our prayers going forward. Was eating strawberries and said it was very difficult to find healthy food out here. Turned down candy but very receptive to our gestures of giving.
Ann Marie – tall male, graying dark curly hair. Yellow sweater, pajama pants. Holding baby doll, monkey doll and frog doll. Asked to be paid for his music and to make money to be able to go to New York to work in music. Asked for us to pray while we walked. Doesnt project voice well and speaks quickly in stutters.
Name is Seude – Tall, African American. Wearing black over coat with blue shirt underneath. Asked for a bag, was pulling metal gate down and closing down a shop. Cheerful but didn’t say a lot.