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I Didn't Want to Come to Steelbridge

I Didn't Want to Come to Steelbridge

My brother passed away from brain cancer. I went through a divorce. I was devastated emotionally. And I turned away from God. My life fell apart.

I turned to alcohol. It got so bad that my family couldn’t help me anymore. I came from a great Christian family. I was embarrassed. I had nothing left. I tried going to my church but I needed something more.

Honestly, I didn’t want to come to Steelbridge. I literally prayed to God to send me to a place where Christ was not at the center. It’s ironic, right? Praying to God to send me to a place where He wasn’t.

She Was Sleeping Under a Bridge

She Was Sleeping Under a Bridge

Stephanie and her brother, who is paralyzed from cancer, lost their home during Hurricane Harvey in Houston. They moved to Albuquerque to stay with their mom. But she wouldn’t let them stay with her. They had nowhere to go. They had no money. They ended up sleeping underneath a bridge for two days.

They Didn't Know If They Would See Her Alive Again

They Didn't Know If They Would See Her Alive Again

Daughter. Granddaughter. They feared she was dead. They knew she was homeless. But they didn’t know where she was. No one had seen her for weeks. She had gone on one of her drug binges that lasted for days.