God has allowed us to embark upon a new Ministry called, "The Forgotten Women."
You are probably wondering what this Ministry all about.
This Ministry is based upon Women that have been casted down
or having a difficult time fitting into society. We are or were single moms rearing our children alone. If you notice, I said, "single moms." It is because I too, were placed in the, "single mom's" category for many years before God sent
my husband, Mr. Lee Andrew Hooks into my life, 38+ years ago.
Mr. Hooks came into my life when I was battling cancer and trying to raise my child alone. By the grace of God he helped nurture me back to health. He has also decided
to coach me along the way in this particular Ministry because of the challenges I encountered as a single parent.
As I began to research some of the women in the Bible that came close to what we were or are going through. I looked at Rizpah in
the Book of 2nd Samuel 3:7; 21:8-11.
Rizpah suffered greater tribulation than any woman in the Old Testament. Rizpah's name has come to mean intense suffering, such as only a devoted mother can endure.
Today, we can gaze with admiring
wonder at Rizpah's love and patience. And what faith! She believed that sooner or later God would deliver.
Rizpah in her suffering, typifies thousands of wives, daughters, and sisters, sitting at the bedside of loved ones. Silently
and alone, many of us bear sorrow, just like Rizpah.
Therefore, I am seeking women to come to the table to strategize by the grace of God on a heartfelt Ministry with me to reach-out to help others.
By faith, I know without a doubt that
we are stronger together...
We are the "Daughters of Rizpah"...
Will you please pray for us as we carry this Ministry to the next level?
If you are interested in working with us in this Ministry, please email
me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We love you!
Lee & JoAnne Hooks