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They Are They

“For every homeless person, there are so many worried and sad family members…concerned about the health and safety of those loved ones.” — a friend Like a friend wrote, a homeless person isn’t just one person. Behind them is a … Continue reading

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Freezing Hands. Warming Hearts.

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” — Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama The temperature dipped below freezing, but a heart was just warming up. My daughters and I were on our way to martial arts. It was cold, … Continue reading

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Defining Homelessness

“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit.”  — Eli Khamarov, Lives of the Cognoscenti It’s easy to think of homelessness as the guy with the newspaper laid out over him, trying to sleep in an alley. Yet, today … Continue reading

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A Flock Of Pigeons

“Fella gets use’ to a place, it’s hard to go,” said Casy. “Fella gets use’ to a way of thinkin’ it’s hard to leave.” — John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath A flock of pigeons dove down over the crowd, … Continue reading

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An Endless Parade Of Strangers

“A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet.” — old saying I walked home alone on a Monday night. No one else was walking. Tv’s and computers flickered in the windows. An occasional car drove by. The moon shone … Continue reading

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