I first met Chaplain Elizabeth at Lancaster General Hospital three years ago. She had left numerous voice messages for me about an accident in which my cousin and her husband had been involved. Having never been to LGH’s Emergency Department, I prayed heartily to God on the drive to the hospital that He would lead me to the right place. Not able to find a parking space near Emergency, I entered the hospital from the main entrance. With cryptic instructions to take the elevator to the ground floor and turn right, I had visions of me being lost forever in the maze of hallways.
As the doors of my elevator were closing, her arm appeared and then the rest of her jumped inside. I noticed her name tag, and hesitantly asked if she had called about my cousin. “Yes! I can take you right to her.” And just like that, I had the guide that I had prayed God would send. It still boggles my mind, that out of the mass of people that work in that hospital, the one person I needed to lead me would jump onto my elevator.
Last week, my mother fell in her apartment and was taken to LGH due to possible head trauma. Again, my prayers to God on the drive in were to get me to where I needed to be. At the Registration Desk, I was assured that someone would be right out to get me. You knew this was coming… it was Chaplain Elizabeth. And she led me to exactly where I needed to be.
For me, Chaplain Elizabeth is an angel. She appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, twice in my life when I was in a mist of anxiousness, fear, and even panic. She was sent with a mission of guiding me to where I needed to be and was gone before I could even utter appreciation.
When we are lost, we need guidance to come to us in some way shape or form, and many times, that comes in the form of someone who is there for us and willing to help. We hope we provide this guidance to you as we walk with you through not only your financial needs, but the other circumstances that you face.
When have you had an ‘angel’ guide you?