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Date Posted: 22:47:55 01/11/05 Tue
Author: Anonymous
Subject: Re: All I want is a second chance.
In reply to: 's message, "All I want is a second chance." on 20:24:19 02/19/03 Wed

Dear Leanne - I know it has been a while since you wrote this message, but I just happened across it as I was looking for something else. Please dear precious child, keep your chin up and know that God has absolutely forgiven you and loves you and so do your parents more than anything in the world. I have a daughter your age, so I know. If she had done something similar, it would not affect my love for her at all. I cried reading your message. I wish I could help you somehow. I am going to be praying for you dear precious child. You are so loved by your parents and God and many others. Please believe that. Please forgive yourself and be sure to read your Bible and pray (even when it doesn't seem to help) and find a really good sincere church to fellowship with. Your letter just breaks my heart - I truly wish I could help you. My husband and I are going through some very rough financial times right now that we don't think are very fair and it wears down our faith also. Also, my youngest daughter just moved into her own apartment today and I am facing a very empty house and missing her terribly already. I don't mean to complain because your problems are more difficult than mine, but I am asking God to bless you especially tonight and keep you warm and safe and loved. Please keep the faith and may God heap His best blessings upon you, dear one. Remember, you are precious and loved and I am sure your mom isn't disappointed in you, but loves you dearly. Keep believing in tomorrow!
>Dear God,
>About two years ago I made the biggest mistake of my
>life. Something that I can only ask you to forgive me
>for everyday. I was arrested for stealing $240 on a
>credit card with two past friends of mine, and charged
>with a felony. I am not a trouble maker and I know
>what I did was wrong, and I'm not like society thinks
>I should be, I just made a mistake and will never make
>that mistake again. I wish that I had my life to do
>over again, or that maybe I will die tomorrow and be
>able to start over. I am currently being evicted from
>my apartment for the third time this year because I
>don't have money to pay the rent. I have no food left
>to eat in my apartment and no clean clothes because i
>can't afford to do laundry I am selling all my
>furniture to have money to eat. No one seems to want
>to give me a Job, and although they don't say so but I
>know it's because of the felony. I have to put it on
>every application. I have put my application in at
>over 100 places, and can't find anything. I have tried
>so hard to turn my life around and it almost seems as
>though no matter what I do I just can't get ahead. I
>recently got a job offer in Orlando Florida but I had
>to turn it down because I'm not allowed to leave the
>state. I can't get help from social services, and they
>don't seem to care if I am living in my car. I feel as
>though I have run out of options. At the time that I
>was arrested I was working full time and a student at
>CCC, I was going to school to be a teacher, well I was
>informed that you can't be a teacher if you have a
>felony because of laws. So I have since quit school,
>and lost my job because the store closed. The hardest
>part is seeing my Moms face everyday knowing how much
>of a dissappointment I am, even though she doesn't say
>it, thats how I feel. I did something so stupid and I
>know I will pay the rest of my life for it. I am so
>sorry for what I did. I have begged you to give me a
>second chance, to be able to have a better life. I
>don't understand why I am being punished for so long.
>Everybody makes mistakes, I have learned my lesson,
>but it seems as though it will never get better. I
>don't know how to fix what I have done I don't know
>how else to pay for what I did, it's my own fault and
>everyday I hate myself more. I only wish for a second
>chance. I just want to be able to get ahead. I want
>emplyers to see me for me and not whats written in
>that one little box. I want my Mom and Dad to be proud
>of me, and my neices to look up to me. I know I
>deserve to be punished but I don't feel the punishment
>has been fair. I wish only for a second chance. lord
>here my prayer.
>Age 21
>Elmira, Ny

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