Packing for the Journey!
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The My Sister’s Keeper is a sisterhood that was birthed from a place of pain, a need and depression. It started with a simple email to 12 sisters on January 19, 2010. The introduction went like this . Hello my sisters Each of you dropped into my spirit today to the point that it’s almost overwhelming! I just spoke with three sisters within 10 minutes of each other and each sister is dealing with a form of depression! I don’t know what to do and I don’t always know what to say....I just know that I have to do something. I feel like each of you have been placed in my heart for a reason.....some of you may be struggling with this issue while others may have gone thru the storm and may be able to reach out to another sister in need! Some of you know each other and some don’t. BUT I don’t think THAT makes a difference at this time! Either way I’m reaching out to you It is weighing on me so heavy I feel like I can burst into tears right here at my desk! Please don’t get me wrong- this group is not suppose to replace any ministry that you are already part of.....it is to work in CONJUNCTION with the ministry you are already a part of! I will keep you in prayer because after all...I truly Believe that WE ARE OUR SISTER’S KEEPER!” From that day MY Sister’s Keeper was born. I now share with you the words of encouragement that God has given me to share with the sisters over the last 6 years. I pray that the messages minister to you, as they have ministered to us over the years. Praying peace and blessings upon you! Lenora
Lenora is the founder of the non-profit organization My Sister’s Keeper (MSK). MSK is a safe space where women come together and bond into a Sisterhood. The Mission of My Sister’s Keeper is To promote spiritual, emotional and physical health through sisterhood by lifting up the name of Jesus as we teach and live HIS uncompromised word.” Messages of Encouragement are shared daily via text messages, email messages and on the groups Facebook Page. The sisters Gather” quarterly to meet, fellowship and support each other. Lenora is currently completing her first book that is a collection of Messages of Encouragement written to the sisters of MSK over the last 6 years. Lenora has worked with victims of inter-personal violence since 2000. Currently, she is the Executive Director of New Directions Center, Inc. a non-profit community organization devoted to diminishing the occurrence and impact of emotional, physical, and sexual violence located in Staunton, VA. Lenora has traveled to various places across the Commonwealth of Virginia educating others on interpersonal violence, domestic violence and sexual assault. She has dedicated the past 16 years to working towards helping others become more aware of what domestic violence is, what it looks like and what to do if you find yourself in this situation. Domestic violence does not discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Your best defense is education. Lenora is a mother, a sister, a daughter, and she is a SURVIVOR!