Every year, I try to think of one thing I can do that will not only change my own life, but change the lives of others. At this time of … Continue reading
I’m dreaming of the best Christmas ever
Christmas is a mixed bag for me. I love seeing the Mission transform with the decorations made by our homeless children. There’s also a sense of excitement and expectation here, … Continue reading
If you’re one of the “70,” read this! If you’re not, read this!
I was reading in Numbers, Chapter 11, and this verse jumped out at me: “The Lord said to Moses: ”Bring me seventy of Israel’s elders who are known to you … Continue reading
6 ways to Help Homeless Kids
During the Christmas season there are countless ways to show love and care to our family, friends, neighbors and those in need. Here at the Mission we show love in … Continue reading
There’s always room for hope!
Do you remember the old Bill Cosby commercial – “There’s always room for Jell-O?” Well, it occurred to me today, that there’s always room for hope. Some people don’t believe … Continue reading
We’ve got the Christmas spirit!
As we get ready for the Christmas holiday, it’s easy to get lost in the lights and tinsel. Sometimes we get distracted from Jesus’ message above the noise of the … Continue reading
Making Thanksgiving more than a day off from homelessness
Thanksgiving is coming in two weeks. Maybe you’re looking forward to time with your family and friends. Or eating your favorite comfort foods. Or a break from the hectic pace … Continue reading
Snapshots: FEED HOPE HERE in Action
The bus ads are up. Our FEED HOPE HERE bumper stickers have been mailed out. Now it’s time to open our eyes and get the word out. The next time … Continue reading
Can you work that hard until you’re 72?
I’m grateful for the special friends who have contributed toward our Catalyst Kitchen culinary training program, so we can turn our kitchen into a classroom that will help a lot … Continue reading
These are challenging times. So many who come here have been forced into poverty by joblessness. For those still working, wages have gone down. Full-time has become part-time. Food costs … Continue reading