WILLS POINT, TX – Discover how a sewing machine transforms lives, providing Lakshmi with a means to support her family and nurture her faith.
As a single woman of 29, Lakshmi bore a burden few young South Asian women have to shoulder: working as the sole provider for her family. Lakshmi’s family had always been poor, and when her parents grew too old to work, she had to meet the family’s financial needs by washing clothes and dishes for others. She tells her story:
“Many times my brother told me to open a tailoring shop. For the last few years, I had been thinking and planning to buy a sewing machine because I know how to sew, but I could not because of our financial crisis.
“One day, while I was going to work, I happened to meet Pastor Rochan Gavde on the way, and he shared with me about the love of Jesus Christ. For the first time, I heard the Word of God. It was difficult for me to understand the divinity of Jesus Christ, but the pastor gave me some Gospel literature. I carried it with me, thinking that if I had time, I would read it…
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