Mrs. Marie Elena Lopez, age 75, came to the Casa de los Pobres the beginning of July, saying her husband died 4 months ago. They rented a small house and had no children. After her husband’s death, she could not pay the rent and begged the owner of the small house to let her live there a few more months, while she found the means to pay or find a job. One day, she left to look for a job washing clothes or cleaning a house. When she returned, she found the door closed and her belongings outside in the street. She had some things of sentimental value still inside, but could not get them back.
She cried very much and was so worried, but then she thought, “we take nothing with us from this world except the good deeds that we do during our life.” Continue reading