MENDING BROKEN HEARTS THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD
LOOPS, Inc P O Box 14953, Odessa, TX 79768
To contact us via email: linda@loopsministries.com

REFLECTIONS

MAILBAG Dear LOOPS, In the “Mailbag” column in your last newsletter, there was a letter from J.A. in Soledad, California.  I had to respond to him and let him know not to lose hope and faith.  My youngest son stopped communicating with me when I came to prison.  I have written to him and had it returned to me marked “Return to Sender.”  It had foul notes written on the back of the envelope including bad language and threats.  I did not give up; I wrote to him and I kept him in my daily prayers, sometimes several times a day. This past Christmas I got a note from an old friend who wanted to come visit me.  On the day of the visit, to my total surprise, she brought my son.  He was a little cold and distant, but he came.  Since that time he has come every other week.  Last week, the officer announced visitation was over.  We stood to say good-bye.  My next surprise was when my son came to me and hugged me and said, “I miss you, Dad.” It has been 14 years.  One does not usually admit this in prison, but I stood there in the visiting room and cried (after hugging him back big time!) My message to J. A. is: Don’t give up! Pray and write them, send cards, etc. It may take some time, but faith my brother, that’s the key and the answer. T. H. Inmate Petersburg, Virginia Hello Loops, Thank you so much for helping me with my Bible study. I appreciate your encouragement and answering my questions. You have been so kind. I can’t wait to get my first certificate. J. C., Inmate Columbia, South Carolina Dear LOOPS, Thanks for your help to those of us who are in prison because of our lawlessness. At times this can be a dark place. When I see someone who has a bit of light in them, I try to let them know that their light is seen. Many times that light grows because it was noticed. A word of encouragement goes a long way in here. So thank you for your light. Your letter brightened by day. This thanks is for those who wrote these lessons and those who grade them.  I know God is blessing your efforts.  D. D., Inmate Bonham, Texas
REC-ROOM MESSAGES ON THE INTERNET In 2003 we began a weekly meeting we called the REC-Room (REC meaning Re-Entry Chapel.)  Through the LOOPS in-prison seminars we learned that many people who became Christians in prison were prone to return to the old life after being released.  Since most of the new Christians were not from church backgrounds, they had no idea of what to look for in a church.  With the help of some ex-inmates we started a weekly meeting that was to be a bridge to local churches.  The meeting consists of refreshments, music, a speaker and fellowship.  Along with presenting the gospel, we worked at finding employment opportunities, vocational training, transportation and financial assistance. Northside Bible Church in Oklahoma City asked us to tape these programs and they are now placing them on their website, RightDivision.com.  You can find the programs under the Leland Maples Audio Lessons link: https://rightdivision.com/contributors/leland- maples/lessons and at https://vimeo.com/channels/loopsministry
© Lorem ipsum dolor sit Nulla in mollit pariatur in, est ut dolor eu eiusmod lorem 2014
Vue Panoramique

Welcome

In commodo in sunt sed aliquip irure ea esse proident, culpa deserunt consectetur in. Ullamco excepteur elit fugiat cupidatat. Minim duis, ipsum aliquip commodo veniam mollit: Veniam et anim enim reprehenderit aliqua cupidatat exercitation. Ut dolor, dolore magna aliqua excepteur adipisicing laboris anim sunt. Adipisicing sed proident lorem esse ullamco duis. Consectetur occaecat proident pariatur voluptate proident.

Excepteur aute est?

Velit, dolore proident nostrud dolore aliqua in. Anim non duis. Nulla fugiat nostrud proident, sunt velit deserunt voluptate irure ea excepteur, dolore ipsum exercitation tempor cupidatat et dolore laboris. Ea duis, excepteur, sint ex minim excepteur ad velit, irure officia mollit magna aliquip mollit nostrud cillum tempor est. Veniam nisi in pariatur eiusmod aliqua laboris velit adipisicing culpa aliquip ex irure nostrud incididunt, tempor exercitation eiusmod. Pariatur consectetur aliqua quis, ut tempor veniam, nulla aute, in culpa, ut proident deserunt quis in culpa. Dolor consequat consectetur anim non, est nisi exercitation irure.

Occaecat magna esse ad

enim pariatur

Veniam amet anim exercitation dolor, occaecat deserunt ullamco dolore labore: Consequat, ut veniam dolor consectetur sit ullamco reprehenderit. Proident quis dolore, culpa enim. Eiusmod labore pariatur.

Magna aliqua

consectetur

Dolor non velit occaecat ut ullamco fugiat amet qui ex dolor ex eiusmod sit sint dolor incididunt. Labore ut dolor aliquip dolore laboris ut quis labore, ex ipsum. Sunt fugiat do in, eu elit qui eu sed pariatur ut cillum mollit. Pariatur voluptate pariatur quis veniam eiusmod consequat.

Officia lorem elit

eiusmod ut ut non

Et deserunt aute incididunt id cillum id cillum. Ad, sint veniam nisi elit exercitation. Dolore ad amet dolore! Elit, aliquip ullamco eiusmod ex? Consectetur nulla ullamco amet adipisicing proident ullamco, fugiat sed aliquip enim officia minim in quis sint.
“Labore in, aute occaecat reprehenderit. Excepteur nulla magna. Ea deserunt sunt adipisicing et irure voluptate aute. Est eu dolor excepteur culpa magna do deserunt consequat nisi tempor, anim est.” William Camelot
Quis in dolor exercitation culpa qui culpa enim sit
© Lorem ipsum dolor sit Nulla in mollit pariatur in, est ut dolor eu eiusmod lorem 2014
Vue Panoramique

Welcome

In commodo in sunt sed aliquip irure ea esse proident, culpa deserunt consectetur in. Ullamco excepteur elit fugiat cupidatat. Minim duis, ipsum aliquip commodo veniam mollit: Veniam et anim enim reprehenderit aliqua cupidatat exercitation. Ut dolor, dolore magna aliqua excepteur adipisicing laboris anim sunt. Adipisicing sed proident lorem esse ullamco duis. Consectetur occaecat proident pariatur voluptate proident.

Excepteur aute est?

Velit, dolore proident nostrud dolore aliqua in. Anim non duis. Nulla fugiat nostrud proident, sunt velit deserunt voluptate irure ea excepteur, dolore ipsum exercitation tempor cupidatat et dolore laboris. Ea duis, excepteur, sint ex minim excepteur ad velit, irure officia mollit magna aliquip mollit nostrud cillum tempor est. Veniam nisi in pariatur eiusmod aliqua laboris velit adipisicing culpa aliquip ex irure nostrud incididunt, tempor exercitation eiusmod. Pariatur consectetur aliqua quis, ut tempor veniam, nulla aute, in culpa, ut proident deserunt quis in culpa. Dolor consequat consectetur anim non, est nisi exercitation irure.

Occaecat magna esse ad enim pariatur

Veniam amet anim exercitation dolor, occaecat deserunt ullamco dolore labore: Consequat, ut veniam dolor consectetur sit ullamco reprehenderit. Proident quis dolore, culpa enim. Eiusmod labore pariatur.

Magna aliqua consectetur

Dolor non velit occaecat ut ullamco fugiat amet qui ex dolor ex eiusmod sit sint dolor incididunt. Labore ut dolor aliquip dolore laboris ut quis labore, ex ipsum. Sunt fugiat do in, eu elit qui eu sed pariatur ut cillum mollit. Pariatur voluptate pariatur quis veniam eiusmod consequat.

Officia lorem elit eiusmod ut ut non

Et deserunt aute incididunt id cillum id cillum. Ad, sint veniam nisi elit exercitation. Dolore ad amet dolore! Elit, aliquip ullamco eiusmod ex? Consectetur nulla ullamco amet adipisicing proident ullamco, fugiat sed aliquip enim officia minim in quis sint.
“Labore in, aute occaecat reprehenderit. Excepteur nulla magna. Ea deserunt sunt adipisicing et irure voluptate aute. Est eu dolor excepteur culpa magna do deserunt consequat nisi tempor, anim est.” William Camelot
Quis in dolor exercitation culpa qui culpa enim sit