There is no part of your story that He cannot redefine. There is nothing too broken for God to reweave and redeem.
Your people want to help, but they don't know how if you don't ask. Let's be the type of family, believer, and friend that shares our crazy and loves each other out of theirs.
Let's have patience with awkward beginnings and recognize that, as in all things, growing solid friendships and communities takes time.
I tried to not get too worked up about what it would look like if no one showed up; but thinking about what a thirty-year-old sitting in her driveway at her failed lemonade stand would look like was not a pretty picture.
Some people we meet change the course of our lives. Michelle was one of those people.