Marisa's going to counseling school

I need your help to attend Foundations for Counseling Ministries (FCM) through the University or Nations/YWAM Kona, HI. The school begins Sept 27th and is followed by a field assignment/internship. I will be learning about relationships, Christian identity, helping skills, personality restoration, forgiveness, law and grace, & the work of the Cross all in a counseling format. There are 2 parts to the school: The first part is lecture and costs $4,500, $1,800 of that I've already paid (thanks to my summer job here at the foster facility & the donations of friends already). The second part is a field assignment/internship & will be an estimated $3-4,000. Right now, I'm just trying to get enough to start so I need the remainder by Sept 30th!

I appreciate your prayers as I begin this exciting journey of equipping in the University of Nations, Kona. Should the Lord so move you to help me financially I would love to have you partner with me!

Over the past several years God has begun writing blue prints and vision into my heart. Reaching out the broken hearted, the hopeless, the ones trapped in darkness: the destitute. As I have worked with and amongst many who would fall into that category my heart has been wrecked to see them reach a place of wholeness, joy and freedom! Society has come up with many band-aids to help these people such as housing, food, money, education - and these are good, but they don't deal with the heart issues at hand. Observing the impact God's presence has on a person's heart, mind, body and soul has completely fascinated and inspired me to pursue whatever is necessary to facilitate His Presence here on earth. With that as the vision I feel a need to become equipped in Biblical counseling & inner healing. To walk alongside the destitute in hopes of helping them reach a place of healing, restoration, freedom and ultimately reconciliation with Christ is my future. This is how God has designed me to participate in His Kingdom work and I am so honored, humbled and excited to start this process of training! 


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