They say there’s nothing so constant in life as change – and that’s certainly true here at inasmuch!
In fact, we’re going to be experiencing more transition on one day during the first week of March than we’ve experienced in the whole two years since we began inasmuch house.
We’re helping several of our family members begin their first steps towards independence and their new lives in Canada. And best of all, these changes are happening because God has opened wonderful opportunities for them.
Update on family members
Our Burundian mom and her precious one-year-old twins are moving into a beautiful two-bedroom suite close to inasmuch. She has a job two days a week and has also secured child care for the twins for those days. Please pray for the timely processing of her Permanent Residence and Family Reunification application which will allow her husband and two other children to move to Canada.
One of our Kurdish young women has secured employment and moved into a bright lower level suite in Abbotsford. The second Kurdish woman has also found rewarding work and will be moving into an apartment close to inasmuch at the beginning of March.
These folks join a growing list of individual successes that has been the hallmark of family members living at inasmuch. They have entered Canadian society well equipped to begin a new life. In typically six to eight months, English language, Canadian culture and relationship building skills have been learned to empower these great people who arrived as refugee claimants full of fear and uncertainty, to become contributing members of our community.